Re: [g-a-devel]EditableText exported when keyboard and mouse edit doesn't work
- From: Bill Haneman <bill haneman sun com>
- To: Peter Korn sun com
- Cc: "Padraig O'Briain" <Padraig Obriain sun com>, gnome-accessibility-devel gnome org, mukund rajagopalan wipro com
- Subject: Re: [g-a-devel]EditableText exported when keyboard and mouse edit doesn't work
- Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 15:05:50 +0100
Peter Korn wrote:
> Hi Padraig,
> > > > The EditableText interface is exported for the Info and Source tab
> > > > (right hand side of gtk-demo) and I've been able to exercise all the
> > > > methods in the AccessibleEditableText interface successfully.
> > > >
> > > > What's intriguing is that this area is not editable via keyboard (or
> > > > mouse) whereas the methods allow me to cut, copy, paste, insert text
> > > > into the area!
> > What we have is a GtkTextView for which gtk_tree_view_set_editable(...,
> > FALSE) has been called.
> > I will change the implementation of AtkEditableText in gailtextview.c to
> > check that the underlying widget is editable before allowing these
> > functions to run.
> > I will also check the other implementations of AtkEditableText that we
> > have.
> Do we still want some of the AtkEditableText methods to work - e.g. Copy?
I think so; at least if "Select" works.
Some time ago I suggested that Copy be moved to
Text from EditableText, but the reply seemed to be that we had
sufficient info for a copy operation already in the form
of the 'getText' API. Semantically I think copy only should
work if you can "select".
> Peter Korn
> Sun Accessibility team
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