Re: determining the color of a text in Excel with NVDA



             I just played with this and was shocked that NVDA did not read "negative" along with the number when this formatting is used.  It is one of the standard formats allowed by Excel for negative numbers and the fact that it is negative is something that the screen reader should be detecting.  The display should be entirely secondary to the actual cell content when it comes to what gets read.

             As far as I'm concerned this should be considered a bug.  That being said, Narrator makes the same mistake (which is still a bug, which I've reported via the Feedback Hub).

Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1809, Build 17763  

The terrible state of public education has paid huge dividends in ignorance.  Huge.  We now have a country that can be told blatant lies — easily checkable, blatant lies — and I’m not talking about the covert workings of the CIA. When we have a terrorist attack, on September 11, 2001 with 19 men — 15 of them are Saudis — and five minutes later the whole country thinks they’re from Iraq — how can you have faith in the public? This is an easily checkable fact. The whole country is like the O.J. Simpson jurors.

      ~ Fran Lebowitz in Ruminator Magazine interview with Susannah McNeely (Aug/Sept 2005)



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