Re: [orca-list] Developing GTK applications (in Python) as a blind developer

Indeed, i have been doing the same thing, trying to work out how to work 
glade-2 or glade-3.

The ironic thing is that the accessibility tab has a wheel-chair 
picture, but there is no associated text.

Further more, the property section, the fields are reasonably ok, but 
none of the associated property labels are read. I am assuming that they 
are not using the "labelled-by" or "label-for" tags that they suggest 
other people to use.

yes, one could edit glade files by hand, or have them created using text 
transforms, but this relies on being able to remember gtk widget names, 
properties and list of associated signals.

it would be good if we could have an accessible version of glade-3.

On Wed 26/03/2008 at 12:40:03, Mario Lang wrote:

I need to write myself a bit of GTK code in Python.
I am blind, so I am going to use the finally resulting app via Orca.
The problem I seem to have is that most (or all?) good
examples on how to develop a GTK app suggest to use Glade.
While the glade description file is text, and in theory could be
edited by hand, it seems like too complicated to do.  But
the glade-editor frontend is not really accessible to me.
How do other blind developer deal with this?
I see orca uses glade as well.  Am I guessing right that
this part of Orca is done by a sighted developer?  If not, how
do you cope with it?

Any suggestions would be very appreciated.

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