Audacity 2.1.2 was released at the end of last week, and a link to the download
for the Windows version is:
As far as accessibility is concerned, there's both good and bad news.
The good news:
1. Windows 7 and earlier, pressing C to play cut preview now always simply
2. For those who use the label editor, you can now use it to move to labels
The bad news:
1. there's a problem with NVDA not reading pressed keys in these cases:
a. In the time controls on the selection bar.
b. Anywhere in the main window, then if the keystroke is an Audacity shortcut,
then the keystroke is not read out.
c. In a label track, when typing in a label name, key presses are not read.
2. After applying a chain, the focus does not properly return to the main
window. A work around to restore the focus is to press ctrl+p to open
preferences, and then press enter to press the default ok button.
For Mac users, the recommended version remains the accessible version of 2.1.1:
I've update my Jaws guide, but there aren't many changes:
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