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Provide NVDA store app with UIAccess capabilities #10464
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Summary of the issue:
So far, NvDA packaged as a Windows Store app (whether side-loaded or instaled from the Store itself) has not been able to provide audio ducking, touch interaction, or access to elevated apps.
Description of how this pull request fixes the issue:
NVDA now packages nvda_uiAccess.exe rather than nvda_noUIAccess.exe in the appx package, and also requests the UIAccess privilege in its appx package manifest.
Installed side-loaded, and installed via a private Store submission URL, NVDA is now abile to provide touch interaction, audio ducking, and can interact with elevated apps such as Regedit.
Known issues with pull request:
Change log entry:
None yet - NVDA in the store is still not officialy supported.
I assume this is something we will need communicate on releases? Have you got a plan for how to do that?
Yes, we don't advertise the app in the store nor the side-loaded version, which in fact is only available directly from appveyor. we do not even have infrastructure to publish the files anywhere for actual releases or auto submission to the store etc. We just keep the code to ensure that we continue to build fine at this stage.