Fwd: [orca-list] Announcing Orca v3.3.3

Dave Hunt ka1cey at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 01:47:15 UTC 2011


Do these get packaged and added to the 'proposed' repository?

-Dave  H.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	[orca-list] Announcing Orca v3.3.3
Date: 	Mon, 19 Dec 2011 18:26:24 -0500
From: 	Joanmarie Diggs <jdiggs at igalia.com>
To: 	<gnome-accessibility-list at gnome.org>
CC: 	orca-list at gnome.org

  * What is Orca?

  Orca is a free, open source, flexible, and extensible screen reader
  that provides access to the graphical desktop via user-customizable
  combinations of speech and refreshable braille.

  You can read more about Orca at http://live.gnome.org/Orca.

  * What's Changed in 3.3.3?


    * Fix for bug 665769 - Preferences not saved or restored correctly
      due to comparing unicode and utf-8 strings

    * Several fixes to help Orca better cope with dead and vanishing
      accessible objects

    * Fix for bug 666416 - Leading ellipsis cause incorrect speech output

    * Fix for bug 666060 - Orca does not always speak guessed form field
      labels when structural navigation is used

    * Fix for bug 665288 - Orca's script manager cannot adequately handle
      multiple "unknown" applications which embed content from other

    * Fix for bug 665191 - Orca fails to use the correct toolkit script
      for "unknown" applications


    * Fix for bug 658122 - Caps_Lock should not be toggled when Orca
      commands are used in laptop layout

    * Fix for bug 665804 - Problems binding and rebinding commands with
      Caps_Lock and Shift

  Flat Review

    * Fix for bug 664466 - Orca's flat review cannot access the top line
      of gnome-terminal console

    * Work around for bug 665522 - Flat Review broken in Gecko apps with


    * Implement label inference (aka "label guess") functionality

    * Add support for speech presentation of embedded object characters

    * Fix for Bug 665586 - Orca does not present the selected menu /
      menu item for Dojo widgets

    * Fix for bug 665614 - Orca does not present selection changes
      in radio button groups when the arrow keys are used

    * Fix for bug 664396 - List containing links is not brailled properly

    * Add LIST_ITEM to the roles treated as widgets in onFocus()

    * Fix for Orca speaking text table cell role and selection state

    * Adjust getObjectsFromEOCs to deal with unexpected accessible
      hyperlink indices

    * Fix for bug 665223 - WebKitGtk-based application scripts should be

  Cruft Removal

    * Fix for bug 665216 - Remove Orca's support for Gecko-based Yelp v2

    * Fix for bug 664651 - Remove the legacy magnification code

  New and updated translations (THANKS EVERYONE!!!):

      de            German                 Gabor Karsay
      el            Greek                  Simos Xenitellis
                                           Vagelis Mamalakis
      es            Spanish                Daniel Mustieles
      fr            French                 Bruno Brouard
                                           Laurent Coudeur
                                           Julien Hardelin
      lv            Latvian                Peteris Krisjanis
      nb            Norwegian bokmål       Kjartan Maraas
      sl            Slovenian              Matej Urbančič
      sv            Swedish                Daniel Nylander
      te            Telugu                 Praveen Illa

  * Where can I get it ?

  Orca 3.3.3:

  * http://download.gnome.org/sources/orca/3.3/orca-3.3.3.tar.xz

  -- The Orca Team

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Visit http://live.gnome.org/Orca for more information on Orca.
The manual is at http://library.gnome.org/users/gnome-access-guide/nightly/ats-2.html
The FAQ is at http://live.gnome.org/Orca/FrequentlyAskedQuestions
Log bugs and feature requests at http://bugzilla.gnome.org
Find out how to help at http://live.gnome.org/Orca/HowCanIHelp

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