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Automatically report Windows 8.1 start screen search suggestions #3322

nvaccessAuto opened this Issue Jul 2, 2013 · 5 comments


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Reported by mdcurran on 2013-07-02 00:08
In Windows 8.1 the Search functionality on the start screen has changed. It is no longer possible to move focus to the suggestions, rather the selected suggestion changes when using the up and down arrow keys in the search field.
NVDA should automatically report a suggestion when it becomes selected.

Comment 1 by Michael Curran <mick@... on 2013-07-02 00:25
In [b47dd1c]:

Merge branch 't3322' into nextt. re #3322.

Comment 3 by mdcurran on 2013-07-02 00:26
Added labels: incubating

Comment 4 by Michael Curran <mick@... on 2013-07-15 01:56
In [367b049]:

Merge branch 't3322'

Fixes #3322

Removed labels: incubating
State: closed

Comment 5 by jteh on 2013-07-17 05:07
Milestone changed from next to 2013.2

Comment 6 by nvdakor on 2015-06-02 05:52
We have a variation of this issue (#5049). should we create a new UIA API level object to handle both Windows 8.1 and 10 or let them live their separate lives in separate app modules (explorer for Windows 8.1, searchui for Windows 10)?

@nvaccessAuto nvaccessAuto added this to the 2013.2 milestone Nov 10, 2015

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