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Fix accessibility of PTYTextView #123

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commented Apr 7, 2013

Support VoiceOver, Zoom and ZoomText for Mac.

More details in individual commit messages. Main focus was
to get the visual bounds working properly, and while at it,
I fixed a few other small things as well.

dusek added some commits Mar 31, 2013

Fix AXBoundsForRange in PTYTextView
* the bounds must be returned in screen coordinates
* lines, as seen by VoiceOver, are visual lines,
  i.e. softlines. Adjust _allText to respect that when computing the
  linebreak offsets, which also fixes the visual bounds for cases
  where softlines occur
Fix slightly offset AXBoundsForRange
Now when moving through characters/words with VoiceOver, the visual
bounds of VoiceOver cursor match exactly
Support the "Zoom" accessibility feature
Now Zoom users (System Preferences > Accessibility > Zoom) enjoy Zoom
following the iTerm2 cursor so that it always stays in the magnified
portion of the screen.

Unfortunately this does not work with ZoomText for Mac as it uses the
accessibility methods (accessibilityAttributeValue*) which seem to not
provide accurate information (more specifically,
lineBreak{Char,Index}Offsets_ are nil - when VoiceOver is running,
they are not and ZoomText for Mac works fine).
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commented Apr 16, 2013

Thanks for the patch! Merged.

@gnachman gnachman closed this Apr 16, 2013

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