Re: idea for libreOffice

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it does not rely on it at all, well a tiny few little bits don't work but then I'm not sure if its anything to do with java, I suspect no
When I see errors nvda suggests the app module is called Symphony, as this is the code both are based on and as such that did not use the Java Access bridge at all.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Josh Kennedy" <joshknnd1982@...>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 5:38 PM
Subject: [nvda] idea for libreOffice

I had an idea. Not sure if this would make libreoffice more stable and
functional or not but here it goes.

Rather than libreoffice and openoffice relying on the java access
bridge, both libreoffice and openoffice should have a feature to detect
when NVDA is loaded. If loaded, libreoffice could probably run much more
stable and provide much better accessibility if it directly used the
NVDA controller client to provide direct accessibility by having NVDA
braille and speak exactly what needs spoken and or brailled. This may
enable the reading of charts and graphs in calc, better access in
writer, complete access to impress, and the math tools. Not sure if this
will go anywhere. But it was just an idea. And if it works we would have
two excellent 100% accessible up to date and free office suites that,
just as a braille notetaker like the brailleNote speaks exactly what is
needed when needed, no more no less, same with braille... So if
libreoffice and or openoffice used NVDA controller client rather than
java access bridge which may be the cause of its instability? Then
perhaps NVDA would work great with these applications.


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