concerning the the wording issue. For menu items which are single options,
if the option is on, then for sighted users there is a check mark to the
left of the text, and screen readers add the word checked after text. It
isn't standard practice to include the text (on/off) in the text of these
options, but it seems to have been decided to include this in the menu
items in Audacity. I agree that this makes the text read out by screen
readers less than ideal.
On 15 September 2017 at 10:51, Andrew Downie <access_tech@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Thanks for the link. Do I report issues here or can you give me the
appropriate address? I will mention them here anyway to see if other can
reproduce the bug I have found.
My first issue reflects my pedantry. There are quite a few menu items
where the text is:
Overdub (on/off) checked.
I suggest simply:
Overdub on with or without the check.
The next one is a minor crash when setting timer recording. I have
checked on two machines, both running Windows 10 Creators and both with
NVDA 2017.3. The problem only occurs on one machine! If I arrow down past
0 hours I get the following error message:
..\..\src\msw\datetimectrl.cpp(95): assert "Assert failure" failed in
wxDateTimePickerCtrl::SetValue(): Setting the calendar date
Do you want to stop the program?
You can also choose [Cancel] to suppress further warnings.
Yes No Cancel
On 14/09/2017 8:11 PM, David Bailes wrote:
For those of you who are interested in testing a beta version of Audacity
2.2.0, this is a link to the portable version of the beta:
If you want this version of Audacity to use its own separate settings,
then after you have extracted the files, in the folder that contains
Audacity.exe create a folder with the name Portable Settings.
For a summary of new features see:
2. A section in the introduction of my guide:
If you find any bugs, or have any comments about this new version, just
post them to this list,
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