[jawsscripts] Re: Builtin progress Bar command? or ideas for custom script for it?

For the list view problem, see the positionInGroup() built-in

On 5/6/2012 9:49 PM, Geoff Chapman wrote:
> Although perhaps slightly off-topic, wondering if anyone new of any builtin 
> command already in jaws, to simply read/announce the progress bar, if it 
> exists, in a given window.
> instead of having to listen all the way through,
> to what seems to me, to be the extremely poor/long neglected and overdue for  
> tightening up,
> current rendering of the Read Box, jawskey+B script?
> BTW does anyone else think this Jaws+B
> script is just incredibly ppoor? i.e. how many times it reads information, 
> and how although it's supposed to read in Tab order, or some such thing, it 
> just seems to read information most non-intuitively to me?
> anywayz back to progress bars,
> The progress bar info does get spoken if you are prepared to wade through the 
> announcement of the Read Box script,
> but I just find it hard to believe there wouldn't be a dedicated keystroke to 
> announce just this info to end user.
>
> And, if not, would any kind soul be prepared to provide some example code of 
> how I might go about creating a reliable script to return this info?
>
> And, whilst on this trip, another piece of reeeally useful
> info I'd very much like to be able to far more readily retrieve, is what list 
> Item I'm currently focused on, in a standard listbox?
> At present, the only way I know how to hear this, is to hit ReadCurrentLine, 
> and wait through the whole shpeel this returns, to hear at the very end, this 
> information, x of y.
>
> These two little things have been of some frustration to me for quite some 
> years.
>
> Thanks much for any tips/feedback  on these.
>
> Geoff c.
>
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