Re: winDig

  • From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 17:17:58 -0500 (EST)

No problem, Jackie.  You're right that other programs of mine launch
documentation with F1.  WinDig is a utility with a minimal interface
(just a listbox for choosing a window to analyze), so one needs to go
through the Start Menu.

Jamal
On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Jackie McBride wrote:

> Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 13:50:43 -0700
> From: Jackie McBride <abletec@xxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: winDig
>
> Ok, Jamal, I'm embarrassed now.  I've just been invoking WinDig from
> the desktop & didn't even pay attention to the start menu icons cuz
> usually the program contains a help menu item from which the docs can
> be read.  So I kind of assumed there weren't any.  Sorry.  Duh!  I
> feel really stupid now.  I don't know if it's age or grief or what.
>
> On 10/30/07, Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Thanks for your feedback and encouragement, Jackie.
> >
> > Let me make sure you have a full WinDig installation, since the
> > documentation tries to answer some of your questions.  The installer is
> > available at
> > http://www.EmpowermentZone.com/wdsetup.exe
> > The documentation is displayed at the end of installation, and is also
> > available from a shortcut in the WinDig program group of the Windows
> > Start Menu.  By default, the full path of this file is
> > C:\Program Files\WinDig\WinDig.txt
> >
> > A couple of paragraphs are quoted below.  Let me know if you have
> > further questions.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Jamal
> >
> > For the technically curious, WinDig is developed with the WinBatch
> > compiler (from WinBatch.com) and the AutoIT library (from
> > autoITScript.com).  For the MSAA analysis, the main program invokes
> > another program written in the PowerBasic language (from
> > PowerBasic.com).  Located in the WinDig program folder, the complete
> > source code is in the files WinDig.wbt and msaa.bas.
> >
> > ...
> >
> > The third category is "Menus."  It is a list of all items available from
> > the menu bar and subsequent menus.  The list uses an outline numbering
> > system so you can understand the hierarchy of the menus.  On the same
> > line after the outline number are other pieces of information about the
> > menu item separated by tabs:  the name, access letter, hot key, state,
> > and ID.  Each menu item has a name, but the other pieces of data ar not
> > necessarily present.  The ID is a number that may be useful in
> > automating an application with scripts, since a menu item can be invoked
> > by its ID using the SendMessage function of the Windows API.
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 30
> > Oct 2007, Jackie McBride wrote:
> >
> > > Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 10:58:59 -0700
> > > From: Jackie McBride <abletec@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > Reply-To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: winDig
> > >
> > > I'm guessing Jamal wrote this so:
> > > 1)  What language was it written in? &
> > > 2)  What do the numbers mean, per the following as an example:
> > > 1.1       New...  N       Ctrl+N  2
> > > What does the 2 mean?
> > >
> > > Great little program, btw--thanks for it & for your contributions to
> > > the blind programming community as a whole.  If u think a reply would
> > > be better offlist, that's fine--I just thought others may share the
> > > same questions.
> > >
> > > Blessings to all.
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