Bug 104469 - accessibillity features are missing in dialogs
Summary: accessibillity features are missing in dialogs
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: accessibility, regression
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-12-07 15:12 UTC by mkrajnak
Modified: 2018-05-30 18:25 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

about with at-spi (138.90 KB, image/png)
2016-12-12 08:15 UTC, mkrajnak
open with at-spi (446.01 KB, image/png)
2016-12-12 08:20 UTC, mkrajnak
export (556.74 KB, image/png)
2016-12-12 08:25 UTC, mkrajnak

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Description mkrajnak 2016-12-07 15:12:02 UTC
Build ID:

Almost every dialog window is missing accessibility features support
From menu choose Help -> About LibreOffice
From menu choose File -> Open
From menu choose File -> Export
From menu choose File -> Save as

If I open any of mentioned dialog and I looked them up via AT-SPI browser all of them are listed only as nested panels.

These dialogs were properly accessible in version
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2016-12-11 17:19:49 UTC
I tested by launching with SAL_USE_VCLPLUGIN=gtk3 and inspecting with Accerciser.
I see Help - About as having role "frame", under that one 2 nested panels, dialog, filler..
I see Open as having role "file chooser".
I see Export as having role "file chooser".
I see Save as as having role "file chooser".

Can you include a description or a screenshot of how it was like in 5.0?

I'm sure you know what's up, but we try to make the reports as clear as possible so that it doesn't take an a11y expert to confirm them.

Arch Linux 64-bit, KDE Plasma 5
Build ID: 1fce5b024e9f25c3fcef2537a22474ece0dc416f
CPU Threads: 8; OS Version: Linux 4.8; UI Render: default; VCL: kde4; 
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); Calc: group
Built on December 10th 2016
Comment 2 mkrajnak 2016-12-12 08:15:50 UTC
Created attachment 129513 [details]
about with at-spi

About dialog with at-spi
Comment 3 mkrajnak 2016-12-12 08:20:06 UTC
Created attachment 129514 [details]
open with at-spi

open with at-spi
Comment 4 mkrajnak 2016-12-12 08:25:03 UTC
Created attachment 129515 [details]

Export dialog with at-spi

Hello there, here are 3 requested screenshots from 5.0

As you can see, almost every part of dialog is accessible including tables with filenames and buttons.
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2016-12-12 18:41:09 UTC
Thanks, setting to NEW.
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2017-12-13 09:29:51 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 Buovjaga 2018-05-30 18:25:23 UTC
The dialogs are now fine.

Arch Linux 64-bit
Build ID: c1452e73091412ba0bb72306329e1912df2ba513
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.16; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; 
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); Calc: group threaded
Built on May 30th 2018