Re: [orca-list] Orca and underline in openoffice

Thanks. Any thoughts on work arounds? Is this openoffice specific or general? OK, I will test that, if I save it as HTML will I get the information I want in firefox?

Michael Whapples
On 05/28/2010 03:41 PM, Jon wrote:
Hi Michael,

Thanks for this, I can reproduce this.

I have opened bug 619949 to track the issue.


On Fri 28/05/2010 at 14:30:01, Michael Whapples wrote:
I am trying to get orca to inform me about underline text in
openoffice writer, but I am not having great success in what I want
to achieve.

I went to orca preferences and went to text attributes. I check the
boxes in the table for speech and braille for underline and go to
OK. Now when I open a document with underlined text I find that orca
doesn't announce the underline when reading the line (and the
braille indication isn't there although I set that to dot-8). Now if
I cursor to the character which should be underlined and press
orca+f I do hear that it is underlined.

My problem with the above behavior is that I must be aware that
underline might be used, hence why I want orca to announce it while
reading. I am slightly confused why Braille isn't showing this, if I
mispell a word in this email I get dot8 under each character of the

Any help would be useful.

Michael Whapples
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