[g-a-devel] Re: Keyboard control of sliders broken in FC5?
- From: "Al Puzzuoli" <alpuzz gmail com>
- To: "Al Puzzuoli" <alpuzz gmail com>, "Gnome accessibility" <gnome-accessibility-list gnome org>
- Cc: Devel <Gnome-accessibility-devel gnome org>
- Subject: [g-a-devel] Re: Keyboard control of sliders broken in FC5?
- Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 09:42:10 -0400
So based on the lack of responses, I'm assuming no one has been able to
If so, then I'm really confused, as it's happening on 2 FedoraCore5 boxes
that I know of to date. For purposes of troubleshooting this further, can
anyone tell me which component of Gnome would actually govern keyboard
manipulation of sliders?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Al Puzzuoli" <alpuzz gmail com>
To: "Gnome accessibility" <gnome-accessibility-list gnome org>
Cc: "Devel" <Gnome-accessibility-devel gnome org>
Sent: Monday, May 01, 2006 11:56 AM
Subject: Keyboard control of sliders broken in FC5?
I'm noticing a weird issue in FedoraCore5 that I'm wondering whether
anyone can verify?
It appears that the ability to manipulate slider controls via the keyboard
is broken. This doesn't seem to be a screen reader specific problem, as
it occurs with both Gnopernicus and Orca. I initially noticed the issue
in the volume control. If for example, focus is on the master channel 1
slider, and I up arrow, instead of incrementing the slider, focus moves
back to the tab control of the dialog.
My initial assumption was that the volume control application itself was
broken; however, I am now noticing the same behavior in the Orca config
UI, when I attempt to adjust sliders for speech pitch, rate, etc.
I am also running Ubuntu Dapper, and under Ubuntu, sliders are working as
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