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Preserve field in symbols-xx.dic disappears after making changes in Symbols Pronunciation GUI #2852

nvaccessAuto opened this Issue Dec 7, 2012 · 3 comments


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Reported by twynn92 on 2012-12-07 05:53
When I add the "preserve" field to custom punctuation changes manually in symbols-xx.dic (where xx is your language code), NVDA respects said said field after a restart. However, if I make any changes via the Symbols Pronunciation GUI (Preferences --> Punctuation/symbol pronunciation) the field then disappears completely, leaving me only with the identifier, replacement, and level fields.

Example is below. I've started a new punctuation pronunciation file, changing "." and "," so that the preservation is set to 'never', which was done for someone on the NVDA freelist. That file is named 'before.dic' in this ticket.

After restarting NVDA, I went to the Symbols Pronunciation GUI, changed nothing, activated the "OK" button, and restarted NVdA.

The preserve field is now gone which is evident in the file named 'after.dic'.

Attachment before.dic added by twynn92 on 2012-12-07 05:55
Before going to Symbols Pronunciation GUI

Attachment after.dic added by twynn92 on 2012-12-07 05:55
After going to Symbols Pronunciation GUI

Comment 1 by jteh on 2012-12-07 06:31
Fixed in b7fed21. Thanks for the thorough report.
Milestone changed from None to 2013.1
State: closed

@nvaccessAuto nvaccessAuto added this to the 2013.1 milestone Nov 10, 2015

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