(Spun off from bug 91739 comment #6)
Steps to reproduce:
1. Create a document with the following structure:
Page 1 (which is visible)
* Paragraph 1
* Paragraph 2
Page 2 (not currently visible)
* Paragraph 3
* Paragraph 4
2. Use Accerciser or an pyatspi script to get the last child of the document. (Result: "Paragraph 2")
3. Get the flows-to target of that child (Result: "Paragraph 3")
So far so good.
4. Get the parent of "Paragraph 3" (Result: The accessible document which contains "Paragraph 1" and "Paragraph 2")
In other words, the parent of "Paragraph 3" does not have "Paragraph 3" as a child. That's a broken tree.
Ideally, the children of the document would be accessible pages. And the children of those accessible pages would be the document's paragraphs (and headings and lists and ...). Failing that, it would be extremely helpful if:
1. As paragraphs are accessed via the flows-to/flows-from accessible relation, they are added to the document's children.
2. As paragraphs are scrolled off-screen, they are NOT removed from the list of the document's children.
Hopefully by doing the above along with emitting the appropriate accessible events (see bug 96490), the accessible tree will be more reliable.
(In reply to Joanmarie Diggs from comment #0)
> 2. Use Accerciser or an pyatspi script to get the last child of the
> document. (Result: "Paragraph 2")
> 3. Get the flows-to target of that child (Result: "Paragraph 3")
> So far so good.
> 4. Get the parent of "Paragraph 3" (Result: The accessible document which
> contains "Paragraph 1" and "Paragraph 2")
How do we do this in Accerciser?
Set to NEEDINFO.
Change back to UNCONFIRMED after you have provided the information.
(In reply to Buovjaga from comment #1)
> (In reply to Joanmarie Diggs from comment #0)
> > 2. Use Accerciser or an pyatspi script to get the last child of the
> > document. (Result: "Paragraph 2")
Quit Accerciser if it is running, create the document first with only page 1 showing, then launch Accerciser. In the pane on the left you should find two children of the document accessible. You can verify which paragraphs they are by expanding Text (Editable) in the Interface Viewer.
> > 3. Get the flows-to target of that child (Result: "Paragraph 3")
You can examine relations in the interface viewer (expand Accessible). But to do the subsequent tasks, iPython console is probably better. So....
Select paragraph 2 in the pane on the left and switch to the iPython console. Type the following:
r = acc.getRelationSet()
flowsToRelations = [x for x in r if x.getRelationType() == RELATION_FLOWS_TO]
target = flowsToRelations.getTarget(0)
The result I get is 'Paragraph 3'. So target is the third paragraph. With this in mind....
> > 4. Get the parent of "Paragraph 3" (Result: The accessible document which
> > contains "Paragraph 1" and "Paragraph 2")
Still in the iPython console:
parent = target.parent
children = [x.queryText().getText(0,-1) for x in parent]
The result I get is ['Paragraph 1', 'Paragraph 2'].
So the parent of 'Paragraph 3' has two children, neither of which is 'Paragraph 3'.
Ok, now I could reproduce.
Note for testers: when you have launched Accerciser after creating the document, in the node view you should have:
-[no title] (panel)
--Untitled (root pane)
and then a whole bunch of nodes.
Now look at the panel with 3 children. It has a child that is "scroll pane".
This scroll pane has a child of the type "document text".
This document text has children of the type "paragraph".
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I can still reproduce this bug on LibreOfficeDev 5.5 from 2017-05-28.