[access-uk] Re: Google mail interface

  • From: Douglas Harrison <harrison1d@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 02 May 2007 10:04:32 +0100

Graham, With help from Dolphin Tech Support I have now found a way of 
activating this 
link/button.  Your use of the word"search" provided the clue.  If instead of 
navigating to the 
word "Settings" by means of the cursor keys you search for it (f3 in 
Hal/Supernova) it can 
then be activated in the normal way.       

At least the dialogues are now accessible on the rare occasions when I need to 

Thanks for pointing us in the right direction,


On 1 May 2007 at 14:52, Graham Page wrote:  

> Hi Douglas.
> You can find the settings option on screen and use your mouse keys to
> click it, but over all I think the google attitude to accessibility is
> pretty shabby.
> I object to being told I can use HTML mail with my screenreader only to be
> then told I can't change settings in this mode.  This is clearly not
> propper accessibility and I wonder why all the options can't be propper
> links?
> You can search for the word settings on screen and use your mouse
> similation keys to click on it.  This works with JAWS anyway and I suspect
> it works with window-eyes.  can't really say about HAL.
> Regards


Douglas Harrison

** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe]
** If this link doesn't work then send a message to:
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
** and in the Subject line type
** unsubscribe
** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the
** immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq]
** or send a message, to
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq

Other related posts: