workspace switcher is not accissible with Orca

Dave Hunt ka1cey at
Thu May 24 14:21:05 UTC 2012


One could take this even further by setting shortcut keys for moving to 
workspaces 1 through n, making this a one-keystroke operation.  Unless 
there's something critical in the workspace switcher, that needs 
accessibility, I'm ok with this being filed as a low-priority, wishlist 
sort of item in Orca's bug tracker.



On 05/24/2012 10:16 AM, Christopher Chaltain wrote:
> IMHO, I'm not sure how important it is to get the workspace switcher
> accessible. I can't imagine it's easier to use the workspace switcher
> than it is to use the hot keys to navigate around your workspaces.
> Although maybe the workspace switcher has some other features I'm
> ignorant of.
> In my vanilla install of Ubuntu Precise with Unity 2D, I start off with
> four workspaces. They're laid out in a grid, so I can get to them with
> the four control+alt+arrow-keys. The left and right arrow keys will only
> take me between two of the workspaces. I have to use the up and down
> arrow keys to get to the other two.
> On 24/05/12 01:36, Milton wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I did a fresh install of Ubuntu Precise and got Orca 3.4.1 running in
>> Unity 2D.
>> With Control_Alt_arrow-left/right I switch to another workspace.
>> I like to work in 3 or more workspaces.
>> With Alt_F1 and down-arrow I found the workspace switcher but Orca only
>> says pane and nothing else. With the flat review Orca go silent. Can you
>> confirm? It will be very helpfull if the workspace switcher is
>> accessible with Orca.
>> Milton

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