[jawsscripts] Re: Builtin progress Bar command? or ideas for custom script for it?

  • From: Steve Matzura <number6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 07 May 2012 12:15:43 -0400

There already is one. See GetProgressBarInfo.

On Mon, 7 May 2012 12:49:29 +1000, you wrote:

>Although perhaps slightly off-topic, wondering if anyone new of any builtin 
>command already in jaws, to simply read/announce the progress bar, if it 
>exists, in a given window.
>instead of having to listen all the way through,
>to what seems to me, to be the extremely poor/long neglected and overdue for  
>tightening up,
>current rendering of the Read Box, jawskey+B script?
>BTW does anyone else think this Jaws+B
>script is just incredibly ppoor? i.e. how many times it reads information, and 
>how although it's supposed to read in Tab order, or some such thing, it just 
>seems to read information most non-intuitively to me?
>anywayz back to progress bars,
>The progress bar info does get spoken if you are prepared to wade through the 
>announcement of the Read Box script,
>but I just find it hard to believe there wouldn't be a dedicated keystroke to 
>announce just this info to end user.
>And, if not, would any kind soul be prepared to provide some example code of 
>how I might go about creating a reliable script to return this info?
>And, whilst on this trip, another piece of reeeally useful 
>info I'd very much like to be able to far more readily retrieve, is what list 
>Item I'm currently focused on, in a standard listbox?
>At present, the only way I know how to hear this, is to hit ReadCurrentLine, 
>and wait through the whole shpeel this returns, to hear at the very end, this 
>information, x of y.
>These two little things have been of some frustration to me for quite some 
>Thanks much for any tips/feedback  on these.
>Geoff c.
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