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NVDA Fails To Read Anything In Windows Disk Management Graphical View #1486

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nvaccessAuto opened this Issue May 3, 2011 · 14 comments

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nvaccessAuto commented May 3, 2011

Reported by Demetry on 2011-05-03 16:06
NVDA Fails To Read Anything In Windows Disk Management Graphical View

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  1. Under Windows 7, go to Windows Disk Management.
  2. If you land on the Treeview, press TAB until NVDA says: "Graphical View".
  3. Press DOWN ARROW to navigate through the table.
    Result: NVDA says nothing.
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nvaccessAuto commented May 3, 2011

Comment 1 by jteh on 2011-05-03 16:16
Not sure there's much we can do here. The accessibility of this control looks to be pretty broken. You can access it to some extent with object navigation. This needs more thorough investigation, but I suspect it'll be cantfix.

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nvaccessAuto commented May 3, 2011

Comment 2 by Demetry (in reply to comment 1) on 2011-05-03 16:44
Replying to jteh:

Not sure there's much we can do here. The accessibility of this control looks to be pretty broken. You can access it to some extent with object navigation. This needs more thorough investigation, but I suspect it'll be cantfix.

But Cobra can access this information.

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nvaccessAuto commented May 4, 2011

Comment 3 by jteh on 2011-05-04 02:20
Cobra is probably doing something very hacky to access it. I don't know how Cobra is doing it, but the control's standard accessibility is certainly rather broken.

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nvaccessAuto commented May 28, 2015

Attachment mmc.py added by dave090679 on 2015-05-28 16:24
Description:
This Appmodule for mmc makes the graphical view more accessible. Now, it's possible to navigate through the graphical view using the arrow keys. this appmodule was developed in Windows 7 x64. happy testing.

Edit:
Added the attachment from the old trac server, please rename to mmc.py
mmc.py.txt

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nvaccessAuto commented May 28, 2015

Comment 4 by bdorer on 2015-05-28 20:50
The Appmodule is working as expected.

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nvaccessAuto commented Jun 10, 2015

Comment 5 by dave090679 on 2015-06-10 16:39
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nvaccessAuto commented Jun 10, 2015

Comment 6 by zahari_bgr on 2015-06-10 18:12
I don't think the resolution should be set to "fixed", til this is merged in master - that way you're risking your patch to be forgotten.
However, I can't reopen it for some reason.

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nvaccessAuto commented Jun 10, 2015

Comment 7 by nvdakor on 2015-06-10 18:15
Hi,
Please don't close it as fixed unless if it is an invalid ticket. We should wait until Jamie or Mick comments on this patch.
Thanks.

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bhavyashah commented Aug 6, 2017

@jcsteh @feerrenrut Could the file attached in #1486 (comment) please be restored? Post that, a gentle ping to all code reviewers to take a look at the submission.

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feerrenrut commented Aug 7, 2017

Added the attachment to #1486 (comment)

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feerrenrut commented Aug 7, 2017

Since its been quite some time since this was tested. Could someone test this again, and create a PR for the inclusion of the attachment.

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ehollig commented Aug 8, 2017

Here is an update STR for Windows 10 reported by @fernando-jose-silva in #7047:

  1. Open file explorer with Windows+E
  2. Shift+Tab to the treeview
  3. Arrow down to "This-PC"
  4. Press the right mouse button with numpad *
  5. Press enter on the manage option
  6. Walk with the arrow keys down to Disk Manager
  7. Now press tab until NVDA says "graphical table view"
  8. Try to use the arrow keys to view the items
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bdorer commented Aug 8, 2017

I'm using this appmodule and it works great.

dave090679 added a commit to dave090679/mmc that referenced this issue Sep 3, 2017

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Adriani90 commented Nov 4, 2018

@dave090679 are you planning to raise a pull request on this? I can assist you if you like.

codeofdusk added a commit to codeofdusk/nvda that referenced this issue Jan 2, 2019

Fixed nvaccess#1486.
This commit fixes nvaccess#1486 by adding a custom app module for the Microsoft Management Console.

This was referenced Jan 2, 2019

codeofdusk added a commit to codeofdusk/nvda that referenced this issue Jan 7, 2019

Fixed nvaccess#1486.
This commit fixes nvaccess#1486 by adding a custom app module for the Microsoft Management Console.

@nvaccessAuto nvaccessAuto added this to the 2019.1 milestone Jan 31, 2019

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