Re: New windows not always detected

Michel Such

I did not say it does not happen on powerful machines, I just that it happens more systematically on small ones.

For example, on my I7 machine, when launching Firevox, NVDA gets to the firefox window most of the time, which almost never happens on my netbook.

There is at leest one app that never gets correctly focused, Libreoffice.

                    Michel SUCH

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Le 2017-02-25 à 09:45, Jacques a écrit :

This is not correct. Ive seen this behaviour on I7s, including my own.




From: [] On Behalf Of Michel Such
Sent: Saturday, 25 February 2017 10:41
Subject: Re: [nvda] New windows not always detected




It seems it happens more often on relatively slow machines.


                    Michel SUCH
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Twitter : @SuchMichel

Le 2017-02-25 à 09:32, Gene a écrit :

I saw a message from an XP user saying that he doesn't encounter the problem in XP.  I still use XP and I see the problem in Firefox, Chrome and Tapin Radio.


I didn't keep the message so I can't include it in the quoted previous messages.



----- Original Message -----

From: Dejan Ristic

Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2017 2:29 AM

Subject: Re: [nvda] New windows not always detected


I have encountered it, too.


On 2/25/2017 8:51 AM, Felix G. wrote:


I'd like to ask if anyone else has encountered the following:

When launching an application, for example by hitting enter on Mozilla Firefox on the desktop, NVDA sometimes fails to detect there is a new active window. It will not automatically say anything, and pressing NVDA+t will still yield "Explorer" as if the desktop still had focus. However, pressing tab clearly shows that Firefox had focus because it performs the expected action of jumping, for example, out of the address field and into the search field.

For an experiment I gave it a full five minutes to see if it just takes an awful lot of time, but no luck. So, window activation events seem under certain conditions to be able to pass under NVDA's radar.

It might be worth noting that I noticed this not long after a reboot and the dust might not have fully settled in terms of background tasks starting and stopping.

Kind regards,





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