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Reported by jteh on 2008-03-18 20:13
Currently, when speaking repeated characters, NVDA simply truncates any repititions after the first five characters. For example, if 10 dashes are encountered, this will be announced as 5 dashes only. This gives no indication of how many repititions actually occurred. It would be more useful to announce the number of times a character occurred if there are more than a certain number of repititions; 2 repititions is probably ideal. For example, two dashes would be announced as "--", but three dashes would be announced as "- 3 times".
Attachment repeated_chars.patch added by jteh on 2008-03-19 03:21
Proof of concept implementation.
Comment 2 by jteh on 2008-03-19 03:23
This patch is a proof of concept implementation.
Change from the spec above:
In hindsight, this idea may be more trouble than it's worth. :)
Comment 5 by jteh on 2009-07-24 06:22
Bzr branch: http://bzr.nvaccess.org/nvda/repeatedAndIndentation/
Comment 6 by jteh on 2011-04-14 03:19
This is already fixed in the new code for #332. On further reflection, I think indentation needs to be handled separately.
Comment 7 by jteh on 2011-04-18 03:12
Milestone changed from None to 2011.2