QT At-spi rolenames possible localizing before final Ubuntu 12.04 release?

Luke Yelavich themuso at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 12 22:01:14 UTC 2012

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 08:29:53PM EST, Hammer Attila wrote:
> Unfortunately with Ubuntu awailable qt-at-spi package the rolenames
> are passed Orca with english strings (check boxes, push buttons,
> edit boxes, etc), so the screen reader output is a mixed partialy
> translated output with non english languages.
> A typical example is a check box, Non english language visual
> impaired user hear english role type (check box), and the label and
> state hear he's own language, I verified this with Skype.
> In Unity 2d the situation is similar. Non english language visual
> impaired user hear own language a rolename label, and hear the role
> type with english.

This is the job of qt-at-spi to translate role names, and I don't think qt-at-spi has translated role names yet. Please consider working with the QT at-spi devs to get translatable role names working.


More information about the Ubuntu-accessibility mailing list