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If you have a program like 7Zip, you
can just open the archive which will let you see into the zip file
without opening it. Then you can find the manifest.ini file and
edit it and then save the changes and now you have an nvda add on
with an updated manifest.ini file and you can then install it as
long as it is really compatible with the new version of nvda.
On 9/9/2021 9:13 AM, Gene wrote:
As far as I know, you can’t install incompatible
add-ons. I get a message, before installation can proceed,
that the add-on has been blocked because of
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2021 9:10 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] not constantly
maintained addon and compatibility issue
if you have the addons installed, you just need to go
to the NVDA configuration directory.
there you can find the addons folder.
In short, find the addon you want to edit the
manifest file, enter the folder and edit the file using
a text editor such as notepad.
Well, do you mean rename the .addon file to .zip,
use text editor to open the .ini file
edit the line last tested version to thelatest nvda
then zip the folder back to a .zip file and rename
to a .addon file?
Fawaz Abdul rahman 於 9/9/2021 17:10 寫道:
if it is just a matter of the flag, then you
can edit the manifest.ini file yourself and it
should work properly.
However, if you are not sure how to do it or
what to do, send the addons you have issues
with, and someone may be able to help you.
for nvda developers and addon developers,
Thanks to lots of addon that enhanced my
The current situation is that, some of the addon
that I am using is not
supporting the latest nvda 2021.1 and are forced
to be blocked by nvda.
To my understanding, some of these addons are
not really "having
compatibility issue", it is only not updated the
addon file to state
that the addon is supporting the latest nvda, am
Can we have a mechanism to make these addons
being maintained, even
if the developer ignored it or forget to update