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reporting the column/row title in excel #1519

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nvaccessAuto opened this Issue May 24, 2011 · 7 comments

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Reported by Shaimaa on 2011-05-24 22:59
It will be very useful and helpful to add shortcut keys that can enable NVDA to read the title/header of the column and the row. For example, the user may be in the cell number c100 and he needs to remember the column title/header of the column c, it is not practical or fast enough for the user to keep going up and down to know the header specially if there is a kind of follow-up on something with somebody on the phone or the user is dealing with a sheet full of data.

Attachment excel.py added by apostalchen on 2011-12-19 02:49
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Attachment init.py added by apostalchen on 2011-12-19 02:55
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source\config__init__.py

Comment 1 by apostalchen on 2011-12-19 03:01
in response to ticket#1519 that reporting the column/row title in excel
I have written an excel.py such that enable nvda having the hot keys to
report top 5 rows/left 5 columns of cells in excel. for example in cell
number G100 press alt+1 to report A100, press alt+2 to report B100, ...,
and alt+ctrl+1 to report G1, alt+ctrl+2 to report G2, ... etc.
Also i add a toggle key nvda+0 to enable nvda reporting excel cell
content on/off just for your Convenience.
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State: closed

Comment 2 by jteh on 2011-12-28 22:36
Not fixed, as it isn't in the main NVDA distribution.

This solution does not integrate well with the way NVDA currently handles row/column header reporting. However, it's a great start.
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State: reopened

Comment 3 by elliott94 on 2012-10-18 12:39
Should this be set as fixed for 2012.3?

Comment 4 by ruifontes (in reply to comment 3) on 2012-10-18 13:32
In my opnion, no.
First, instead of NVDA sends the mssage:
"Cannot set headers. Please enable reporting of table headers in Document Formatting Settings"
why not set that automatically for the user?

2 - Allow the "set haders details" to be saved in NVDA for that specific file.

Rui

Replying to elliott94:

Should this be set as fixed for 2012.3?

Comment 5 by jteh (in reply to comment 4) on 2012-10-18 22:50
Replying to ruifontes:

First, instead of NVDA sends the mssage:

"Cannot set headers. Please enable reporting of table headers in Document Formatting Settings"

why not set that automatically for the user?

Because this would be changing the user's settings without their knowledge, which is not particularly user friendly.

2 - Allow the "set haders details" to be saved in NVDA for that specific file.

This would be a future enhancement.

Closing as fixed.
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Milestone changed from None to 2012.3
State: closed

@nvaccessAuto nvaccessAuto added this to the 2012.3 milestone Nov 10, 2015

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