Automatically switch languages based on reliable exposure of language information (e.g. lang attribute on the web) #845

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nvaccessAuto opened this Issue Aug 21, 2010 · 5 comments

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Reported by RamboUdin on 2010-08-21 09:35
When come across some webpage with multi-language text, it is quite dificult to read the text. Especially the synthesizer that can't read several language. The feature, "switch language automatically" should be added to NVDA features so that user can use it, especially ESpeak that support a wide range of language around the world. The feature is good!

Blocking #373

Comment 1 by Bernd on 2010-08-21 12:22
probabbly dupplicate of #279
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Comment 2 by jteh on 2010-08-21 20:32
Actually, it's possibly not a dup of #279. Web pages that are marked up with the correct tags indicating languages for each section don't need a synth driver to detect the language change. I'm morphing this ticket to cover this, which btw is option 1 mentioned in #279.
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Changed title from "Auto Switch language" to "Automatically switch languages based on reliable exposure of language information (e.g. lang attribute on the web)"
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Comment 4 by jteh on 2011-09-05 03:33
http://bzr.nvaccess.org/nvda/autoLanguageSwitching/
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Milestone changed from None to 2011.3

Comment by jteh on 2011-09-05 03:35
(In #373) Needs to wait until after autoLanguageSwitching is merged, as that branch makes significant changes to speakTextInfo.

Comment 6 by mdcurran on 2011-09-05 06:20
Merged in 094ca26. works with eSpeak synth. works with MSHTML / Adobe Reader / Mozilla Gecko / IAccessible2. Not MS Word etc yet.
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