<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 15:27:29 UTC 2018

On 10/22/18, 8:24 AM, Philip Race wrote:
> I'll partly answer my own question in so far as that if it doesn't 
> have focus
> 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 ?

Ah, the bug report says this is an issue on Windows as well.

> -phil.
> 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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