Re: NVDA & Microsoft Word Forms #msftaccessibility
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Interestingly, when I first opened this document, and it opened in protected mode, it DID read out that teacher / grade field that had focus. When I enabled editing, closed the file and reopened it, for some reason it didn't want to read properly at all. Next try, and it behaved just as you noted. Reading the current line (NVDA+up arrow / NVDA+l for laptop) did identify the field as well as tab then shift+tab.
When I was writing the Microsoft Word with NVDA module, I gave up on forms because they behave so inconsistently - between versions of Word and as I encountered this morning, even with exactly the same document on the same machine (I'm using Office 2016 btw).
I wonder if Microsoft aren't trying to kill off Word forms, given that they are next to impossible for the average user to even find - you have to go into Word options, edit the ribbon and enable the developer ribbon. Only then do you have access to the form fields to add to the document. I found I could navigate around your form with its legacy controls ok. When I tried using the ActiveX controls I forget now, but I could move between some controls but not others easily or reliably (I'd need to go back to my notes to double check).
On Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 3:49 AM, Brian Vogel <britechguy@...> wrote: