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Present the document view and file browser area as a group to VoiceOver/accessibility #856

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dusek commented Mar 2, 2013

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These patches are released to public domain by my employer, BRAILCOM,o.p.s.

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Present the document view as a group to VoiceOver/accessibility
This enables VoiceOver user to see the document view as a single
element and interact with it (i.e. inspect its subelements) only when
needed by using the VO-Shift-down shortcut (and stop interacting with
it using VO-Shift-up shortcut). This makes the element structure more
hierarchical where at the top level are only major user interface
components, so that it's easier for orientation. It also prevents
unrelated UI elements to be sequential as VoiceOver by default orders
elements by the visual order (top-down, left-right) rather then
the order in the AXChildren array. For example in this case,
the bottom status bar of the document window gets separated from
the bottom toolbar of the file browser, unlike the situation before
grouping when both bars were adjacent to the VoiceOver user.
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sorbits commented Mar 3, 2013

Pulled as 944e1e3...5391d1d.

Great stuff!

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