[nvda] Re: NVDA and Edit Fields

What I'm on about Jacob is that in soe applications I can't use the
arrow keys to read what I've typed; it doesn't say anything. Hope that
helps.
On Sun, 27 May 2007 09:19:35 +0200, "Jacob Kruger" <jacobk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
said:
> Presumably, this is also relevant to the problems I had when trying to
> edit 
> source code using Visual Studio.Net as well?
> 
> Like I said before, it just says 'blank' over and over again.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Jacob Kruger
> Blind Biker
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Michael Curran" <mick@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <nvda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2007 2:05 AM
> Subject: [nvda] Re: NVDA and Edit Fields
> 
> 
> > Hi Christopher,
> >
> > As of yesterday, I just added support for Firefox and Thunderbird edit 
> > fields in to the NVDA source code (for the trunk branch). It may be some 
> > time before we see a real version of NVDA with this support, but, it is 
> > coming, and so far is working rather well. However, this support only 
> > works with the latest Firefox and Thunderbird alpha versions, as they have 
> > the new IAccessible2 API, which makes it possible now to actually find 
> > where the caret is.
> >
> > As for Wndows Live Messenger edit fields, there is no way I can see for 
> > tracking the caret, unless we have display hooks.
> >
> > Mick
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <nvda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2007 9:22 AM
> > Subject: [nvda] NVDA and Edit Fields
> >
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >> I'm really enjoying NVDA, however one annoying thing is that NVDA can't
> >> seem to track most edit fields, particularly those found in Firefox and
> >> Windows Live Messenger. Is there any way to fix this, or is it due to
> >> the fact these programmes do not use a system carat. If the latter is
> >> the case, is there any way for us to train NVDA that these edit fields
> >> do use the system cursor and therefore we can track it? Another
> >> possibility for this annoyance is the lack of Video Intercept/Display
> >> Hooks, which is great, but of course has it drawbacks, like other
> >> technologies. Thanks, and I look forward to hearing from you.
> >> Christopher Hallsworth
> >> E-mail: chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Skype name chrishallsworth7266
> >>
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Christopher Hallsworth
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