Announcing Orca v3.3.3

* What is Orca?

Orca is a free, open source, flexible, and extensible screen reader
that provides access to the graphical desktop via user-customizable
combinations of speech and refreshable braille.

You can read more about Orca at

* What's Changed in 3.3.3?


  * Fix for bug 665769 - Preferences not saved or restored correctly
    due to comparing unicode and utf-8 strings

  * Several fixes to help Orca better cope with dead and vanishing
    accessible objects

  * Fix for bug 666416 - Leading ellipsis cause incorrect speech output

  * Fix for bug 666060 - Orca does not always speak guessed form field
    labels when structural navigation is used

  * Fix for bug 665288 - Orca's script manager cannot adequately handle
    multiple "unknown" applications which embed content from other

  * Fix for bug 665191 - Orca fails to use the correct toolkit script
    for "unknown" applications


  * Fix for bug 658122 - Caps_Lock should not be toggled when Orca
    commands are used in laptop layout

  * Fix for bug 665804 - Problems binding and rebinding commands with
    Caps_Lock and Shift

Flat Review

  * Fix for bug 664466 - Orca's flat review cannot access the top line
    of gnome-terminal console

  * Work around for bug 665522 - Flat Review broken in Gecko apps with


  * Implement label inference (aka "label guess") functionality

  * Add support for speech presentation of embedded object characters

  * Fix for Bug 665586 - Orca does not present the selected menu /
    menu item for Dojo widgets

  * Fix for bug 665614 - Orca does not present selection changes
    in radio button groups when the arrow keys are used

  * Fix for bug 664396 - List containing links is not brailled properly

  * Add LIST_ITEM to the roles treated as widgets in onFocus()

  * Fix for Orca speaking text table cell role and selection state

  * Adjust getObjectsFromEOCs to deal with unexpected accessible
    hyperlink indices

  * Fix for bug 665223 - WebKitGtk-based application scripts should be

Cruft Removal

  * Fix for bug 665216 - Remove Orca's support for Gecko-based Yelp v2

  * Fix for bug 664651 - Remove the legacy magnification code

New and updated translations (THANKS EVERYONE!!!):

    de            German                 Gabor Karsay
    el            Greek                  Simos Xenitellis
                                         Vagelis Mamalakis
    es            Spanish                Daniel Mustieles
    fr            French                 Bruno Brouard
                                         Laurent Coudeur
                                         Julien Hardelin
    lv            Latvian                Peteris Krisjanis
    nb            Norwegian bokmål       Kjartan Maraas
    sl            Slovenian              Matej Urbančič
    sv            Swedish                Daniel Nylander
    te            Telugu                 Praveen Illa

* Where can I get it ?

Orca 3.3.3:


-- The Orca Team

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