the developers of Audacity are aware that the accessibility under Linux is
very limited. Audacity uses the wxWidgets library for the graphical user
interface. This does contain a framework for making the custom controls in
Audacity accessible, but only on Windows. So problems with Orca not reading
the names of some controls can not be easily fixed. For this to change the
accessibility framework in wxWidgets would have to be extended to work on
However, there are probably some navigation problems, not being able to
reach controls by tabbing, or the focus getting stuck on a control that
might be able to be fixed.
If you want to supply more technical info, then just post it on this list.
On Wed, 15 May 2019 at 18:24, Vojtěch Polášek <krecoun@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I am a Linux users and I like Audacity very much. Currently, it is
somehow accessible under Linux, but there are several things which could
be improved. Who can I please contact with more technical info?
The audacity4blind web site is at
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