menu buttons don't show up as menu buttons in the Orca screen reader
Steps to Reproduce:
From swriter, going into Files->Templates->Manage templates to get the Templates dialog box, the "Settings" button on the bottom left corner is a menu button (as seen by the little triangle).
The Orca screen reader however does not know this because the menu that the button would open is not exposed through AT-SPI as a child of the button before clicking the button.
The menu opened by the button should already be exposed in AT-SPI as a child of the button, before clicking the button.
User Profile Reset: No
It seems that in that example, the menu is built in templatedlg.cxx's SfxTemplateManagerDlg::SfxTemplateManagerDlg(), perhaps it is a matter of converting that to .ui?
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:58.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/58.0
Confirmed on Debian 8.10 Jessie with LibreOfficeDev 6.1 GTK2 and Orca 3.24. FYI, on Windows the issue doesn't appear.
I guess there is no problem on windows because MSAA has ROLE_SYSTEM_BUTTONDROPDOWN, while AT-SPI2 doesn't have that role. Perhaps we should just introduce that role, so that libreoffice can just expose it, instead of orca having to find out that it's a drop-down button?
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Yes, I confirm the issue is still there with libreoffice 22.214.171.124, my question still holds: “I guess there is no problem on windows because MSAA has ROLE_SYSTEM_BUTTONDROPDOWN, while AT-SPI2 doesn't have that role. Perhaps we should just introduce that role, so that libreoffice can just expose it, instead of orca having to find out that it's a drop-down button?”