<AWT Dev> <Swing Dev> [12] JDK-7124285: Nothing heard from VoiceOver regarding the status of the progress bar

Philip Race philip.race at oracle.com
Mon Oct 22 15:24:32 UTC 2018

I'll partly answer my own question in so far as that if it doesn't have 
it probably isn't something that the AT would know is the component to 
be reading out ...
but I expect it still should not be editable - please confirm this - and
why is this a Mac-specific issue ?


On 10/22/18, 7:58 AM, Philip Race wrote:
> SFAIK the intent of the demo is that the ProgressBar is not user 
> adjustable so
> why does it have to be focusable ?
> It should not be possible to change its value directly, whether an AT 
> is involved
> and you use the keyboard  or directly with mouse.
> So does this change break that intent ? Why does it work (presumably)
> with JAWS+AccessBridge on Windows ?
> -phil.
> On 10/22/18, 12:36 AM, shashidhara.veerabhadraiah at oracle.com wrote:
>> Hi All, Please review a swingset fix for the below bug.
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-7124285
>> Fix: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sveerabhadra/7124285/webrev.00/
>> Problem: The JProgressBar component used in the swingset demo was not 
>> focusable and once it is turned on, now the progress status is 
>> getting narrated via the voice over.
>> Thanks and regards,
>> Shashi

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