[Loadstone] Unassigned keys.

Ari Moisio arimo at iki.fi
Sun May 11 10:00:39 BST 2008


Hi

  Thanks for definition what screen reader should or not should to do but i 
didn't actually ask it.

  Unfortunately i cannot tell a workaround, i'm not familiar with Symbian 
programming but i would try to clear the screen when shift is pressed. Or 
any unassigned key for that matter.




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On Sun, 11 May 2008, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:

> The screen reader shouldn't read the screen unless something happens that
> causes it to change. When an unused key is pressed loadstone just ignores
> it causing no screen changes. Talks does the right thing and doesn't say
> anything. If mobilespeak takes this as a reason to read the screen there's
> nothing we can do about that.
> The fact that talks says "talks" everytime the talks key is pressed is kind
> of annoying and not a behaviour I'd want to duplicate.
>
> On Sun, 11 May 2008, Ari Moisio wrote:
>
>> Hi
>>
>>  Usually i do not consider it  as a bug  if the screenreaders read the
>> screen content.
>>
>>  At least Talks users should not be annoyed because  Talks announces
>> 'talks' every time the edit key is pressed. Probably 'shift' is not more
>> annoying than result of previous function for MS users either.
>>
>>
>> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
>> --
>> mr. M01510
>>
>>
>> On Sun, 11 May 2008, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
>>
>>> That sounds like a mobilespeak bug. When a key is not assigned loadstone
>>> doesn't do anything to the screen. Mobilespeak just seems to have some bugs
>>> there's no work around for.
>>> The shift speaking thing could be done but would probably get very annoying
>>> very quickly.
>>>
>>> On Sun, 11 May 2008, Ari Moisio wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi
>>>>
>>>>  One little wish for unassigned key behavior: it would help at least the
>>>> beginners if unassigned key will clear the message buffer. Currently
>>>> unassigned key will repeat the result of previous command.
>>>>
>>>>  Same problem with the shift key, it also repeats previous result with
>>>> Mobilespeak.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  It would also help newcomers if the shift key is  announced by printing
>>>> 'shift' in   the screen.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
>>>> --
>>>> mr. M01510
>>>>
>>>>
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