[webkit-dev] WebKit and Accessibility
harrison at apple.com
Tue Sep 13 14:37:50 PDT 2005
The issue here is the assumption that VO is the S/W calling the
accessibility APIs. There are actually numerous other accessibility
API clients within the system, affecting all users, not just those
who have difficulty seeing.
Your best bet may be a preference pane/control panel.
On Sep 13, 2005, at 1:46 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to work around a problem with Voice-over technology
> that you
> cannot detect whether or not it switched on, doesn't sound like a
> big issue,
> but we have voice over capability within our webkit application and it
> work's well, but if the user has switched on Voice-over for their
> then they get 2 talking system which is very confusing for them.
> So I'm wondering if I declare my own control inheriting from the Web
> control, then I could just overload a few method which the
> API's called, then hopefully assume if something is calling this
> then Voice-over capability must be switched on ? - How does that
> The plan is if we detect the Voice-over is switched on then we
> will shut
> down ours and let them use the OS's.
> I don't have any experience of these accessibility API's although
> I did
> sit on a WWDC Session, and seem ok but that always the case until
> you get
> down to it.
> Anybody got insights on this.
> Thanks in advance
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