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WWAHost: bring back browse mode for Store apps in Windows 8.x?

 

Hi all,

 

I’m wrestling with the following GitHub issue:

https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/9117

 

Background: Windows 8.x introduced hosted web apps inside a dedicated app called WWA Host. In 2012, Mick created an app module that tells NVDA that this is an app, not a browse mode document. Although it brought peace to web apps support in Windows 8.x, it does not represent reality in 2019 where we have more web apps popping up on Microsoft Store on Windows 10. In fact, progressive web apps (PWA’s) on Windows 10 are really interfaces to web services that behave like native apps, and they use EdgeHTML as rendering engine, thereby making app role coercion fall apart.

 

I bring this to your attention for a number of reasons. First, I think we need to think about current reality when it comes to supporting web apps hosted inside wwahost.exe, as they are web apps more than native apps from the old days. Second, we can now use a flag in app modules to specify that an app should not be using browse mode at startup, thereby allowing older apps to appear to be native apps to users. Third, I’m working on a pull request that will allow people to write dedicated app modules for web apps hosted inside WWA Host, and based on current pull request work, app role coercion fails because NVDA will load the app module associated with the app in use without loading the app module class.

 

Therefore I’m in favor of bringing back browse mode for apps hosted on WWA Host, and let individual app modules choose whether they wish to disable browse mode. This is more applicable on Windows 8.x as most apps (at least older ones) are really a hybrid of native app and a web service, given they are hosted inside wwahost.exe (written with web in mind); on Windows 10, no change is necessary as PWA’s hosted inside wwahost.exe are meant to be web apps, although the flag to disable browse mode may come in handy for some.

 

Comments are appreciated.

Cheers,

Joseph

Superantispyware button names no longer read

Brian's Mail list account
 

Hi I may have mentioned this before, but in the Python 3 Alpha branch the buttons mostly say button on thee main page of this software when focus is moved to it, but on the latest stable the buttons say what they do.
I know this piece of software can be a pain at times, but generally it works if you launch it from the tray via the update menu item, and then click OK when it is done and then the page reads as focus is properly passed to it.
As I say. I wondered how come this should be so different in the Alpha snap. I guess I could cobble together a ticket with logs etc, but the look of the logs apart from the spoken words seems to be the same.
Brian

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Re: Superantispyware button names no longer read

James Scholes
 

The log content may be the same, but the primary reason to file a ticket is to allow NVDA contributors to track and prioritize. If there's a bug (which there clearly is), please file an issue.

Regards,

James Scholes

On 09/09/2019 at 8:26 am, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:
Hi I may have mentioned this before, but in the Python 3 Alpha branch the buttons mostly say button on thee main page of this software when focus is moved to it, but on the latest stable the buttons say what they do.
I know this piece of software can be a pain at times, but generally it works if you launch it from the tray via the update   menu item, and then click OK when it  is done and then the page reads as focus is properly passed to it.
As I say. I wondered how come this should be so different in the Alpha snap. I guess I could cobble together a ticket with logs etc, but the look of the logs apart from the  spoken words seems to be the same.
Brian
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Re: Superantispyware button names no longer read

Ralf Kefferpuetz
 

I can't confirm that. Using latest Win10, latest SuperAntiSpyware and latest NVDA Alpha SuperAntiSpyware reads all
buttons as it did all the time.

Cheers,
Ralf

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To: NVDA Dev list on groups.io <nvda-devel@groups.io>
Subject: [nvda-devel] Superantispyware button names no longer read

Hi I may have mentioned this before, but in the Python 3 Alpha branch the buttons mostly say button on thee main page of
this software when focus is moved to it, but on the latest stable the buttons say what they do.
I know this piece of software can be a pain at times, but generally it works
if you launch it from the tray via the update menu item, and then click OK
when it is done and then the page reads as focus is properly passed to it.
As I say. I wondered how come this should be so different in the Alpha snap. I guess I could cobble together a ticket
with logs etc, but the look of the logs apart from the spoken words seems to be the same.
Brian

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Re: Superantispyware button names no longer read

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This is windows 7, and 2019.2 reads them but not in the alpha snaps, it just says button.
Weird.

Maybe its uia is more capable in 10 than 7, and the fall back does not work so well in apalphas?
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Ralf Kefferpuetz" <ralf.kefferpuetz@...>
To: <nvda-devel@groups.io>
Sent: Monday, September 09, 2019 11:48 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Superantispyware button names no longer read


I can't confirm that. Using latest Win10, latest SuperAntiSpyware and latest NVDA Alpha SuperAntiSpyware reads all
buttons as it did all the time.

Cheers,
Ralf
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Subject: [nvda-devel] Superantispyware button names no longer read

Hi I may have mentioned this before, but in the Python 3 Alpha branch the buttons mostly say button on thee main page of
this software when focus is moved to it, but on the latest stable the buttons say what they do.
I know this piece of software can be a pain at times, but generally it works
if you launch it from the tray via the update menu item, and then click OK
when it is done and then the page reads as focus is properly passed to it.
As I say. I wondered how come this should be so different in the Alpha snap. I guess I could cobble together a ticket
with logs etc, but the look of the logs apart from the spoken words seems to be the same.
Brian

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Re: Superantispyware button names no longer read

Lukasz Golonka
 

I cannot confirm on Windows 7 x64. NVDA reads all buttons. Have your
tried with a clean config without any add-ons etc?

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"Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io" <bglists=blueyonder.co.uk@groups.io> wrote:

This is windows 7, and 2019.2 reads them but not in the alpha snaps, it just says button.
Weird.

Maybe its uia is more capable in 10 than 7, and the fall back does not work so well in apalphas?
Brian

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To: <nvda-devel@groups.io>
Sent: Monday, September 09, 2019 11:48 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Superantispyware button names no longer read


I can't confirm that. Using latest Win10, latest SuperAntiSpyware and
latest NVDA Alpha SuperAntiSpyware reads all
buttons as it did all the time.

Cheers,
Ralf
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Sent: Montag, 9. September 2019 09:26
To: NVDA Dev list on groups.io <nvda-devel@groups.io>
Subject: [nvda-devel] Superantispyware button names no longer read

Hi I may have mentioned this before, but in the Python 3 Alpha branch the
buttons mostly say button on thee main page of
this software when focus is moved to it, but on the latest stable the
buttons say what they do.
I know this piece of software can be a pain at times, but generally it
works
if you launch it from the tray via the update menu item, and then click
OK
when it is done and then the page reads as focus is properly passed to
it.
As I say. I wondered how come this should be so different in the Alpha
snap. I guess I could cobble together a ticket
with logs etc, but the look of the logs apart from the spoken words seems
to be the same.
Brian

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Re: Superantispyware button names no longer read

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Yes did that before.
I'm going to have to find another machine or do a reinstall then.
Another odd thing is that auto update of the snap is not functioning either, even though manual update does work.

Brian

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Lukasz Golonka" <wulfryk1@...>
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Sent: Monday, September 09, 2019 4:10 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Superantispyware button names no longer read


I cannot confirm on Windows 7 x64. NVDA reads all buttons. Have your
tried with a clean config without any add-ons etc?

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"Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io" <bglists=blueyonder.co.uk@groups.io> wrote:

This is windows 7, and 2019.2 reads them but not in the alpha snaps, it just says button.
Weird.

Maybe its uia is more capable in 10 than 7, and the fall back does not work so well in apalphas?
Brian

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To: <nvda-devel@groups.io>
Sent: Monday, September 09, 2019 11:48 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Superantispyware button names no longer read


I can't confirm that. Using latest Win10, latest SuperAntiSpyware and
latest NVDA Alpha SuperAntiSpyware reads all
buttons as it did all the time.

Cheers,
Ralf
-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Montag, 9. September 2019 09:26
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Subject: [nvda-devel] Superantispyware button names no longer read

Hi I may have mentioned this before, but in the Python 3 Alpha branch the
buttons mostly say button on thee main page of
this software when focus is moved to it, but on the latest stable the
buttons say what they do.
I know this piece of software can be a pain at times, but generally it
works
if you launch it from the tray via the update menu item, and then click
OK
when it is done and then the page reads as focus is properly passed to
it.
As I say. I wondered how come this should be so different in the Alpha
snap. I guess I could cobble together a ticket
with logs etc, but the look of the logs apart from the spoken words seems
to be the same.
Brian

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Re: WX.Menu item help text: where is it used?

Robert Hänggi
 

I suppose that this text is never used because it is only applicable
for windows that have both, a menu bar and a status line.
That's obviously not the case for a systray icon that has just a bunch of menus.
The top window is actually hidden.
I can't say for sure but I think the status line availability is
defined through the window style attribute.
NVDA doesn't pay much heed to that fact.
Search for instance the status line in NVDA's settings panel (with NVDA+End).
What you get are the buttons and not some kind of informative
description of the item you're focused on (if it were defined in the
first place).
Naturally, it should say that there isn't any status line.
Robert

On 03/09/2019, Noelia Ruiz <nrm1977@...> wrote:
Hi, answering in devel in case lead developers would like to clarify
something or use this discussion for NVDA's improvements.
I think that, in practical terms, the optional help string is never
used by NVDA, never spoken or braillified.
I don't know if this would make sense with the new vision framework,
for instance if this can be highlighted or show in some way.

Cheers

2019-08-30 4:22 GMT+02:00, Luke Davis <luke@...>:
Hello

Perhaps a stupid question, but if I call something like:

gui.mainFrame.sysTrayIcon.preferencesMenu.Append(wx.ID_ANY,
_("&menuItemName..."), _("Some descriptive text"))

where will "Some descriptive text" be used?

WX calls this "help", so I thought I would find it in a mouse hover or
tooltip
of some kind, but in attempting this with both the keyboard and the
actual
mouse, in NVDA 2017.3, I can not get anything spoken.

The docs for WX.Menu 4.1.0 say:

An optional help string associated with the item. By default, the handler
for
the wxEVT_MENU_HIGHLIGHT event
displays this string in the status line.

Which helps me not at all.

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Errors when using outlook 365.

Andy B.
 

Hi,

 

When I open Outlook 365, I get the following error in the log window:

 

ERROR - RPC process 6260 (nvda_slave.exe) (07:15:05.269):

__main__.main:

slave error

Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "nvda_slave.pyw", line 93, in main

  File "comHelper.pyc", line 22, in _lresultFromGetActiveObject

  File "comtypes\client\__init__.pyc", line 180, in GetActiveObject

  File "comtypes\__init__.pyc", line 1247, in GetActiveObject

  File "_ctypes/callproc.c", line 946, in GetResult

WindowsError: [Error -2147221021] Operation unavailable

 

 

 

Andy Borka

Accessibility Engineer

 

PR with appVeyor build failing

Cyrille
 

Hello

I have submitted a PR for NVDA: #10212.
However the appVeyor build fails with the following message:

vocalizeChangeTracking 97341fe0
Failed 4 hours ago in 1 min 38 sec
Error sending GitHubPullRequest notification: Error commenting on GitHub pull request: {"message":"Validation Failed","errors":[{"resource":"IssueComment","code":"unprocessable","field":"data","message":"Body cannot be blank"}],"documentation_url":"https://developer.github.com/v3/issues/comments/#create-a-comment"}

Any idea what it is due to?
If I need to make modifications, should I push a new commit? Will the PR be updated accordingly?
In this case, do I need to squash the 2 commit or let them independant.

Moreover, new commits have been pushed to master. Should I rebase my branch on master? Or merge master into my branch? (this seconde one seems a bad idea...)

Thanks,

Cyrille

Windows 7 explorer crash.

Brian's Mail list account
 

It seems to be fixed as we have been running the try build for some weeks now.
I saw an update to put this into the main build the other day, is this now in the normal Alpha build.
Incidentally, has anyone any idea why my portable versions of Alpha snaps never ever seem to check for updates even though its on but it works if I do it manually? This is on windows 7.
I can see no obvious reason.
Brian

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Re: Windows 7 explorer crash.

Luke Davis
 

Don't know, but mine never do either, or at least never seem to prompt for updates, and I'm on Win 10 1903.

On Fri, 13 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

It seems to be fixed as we have been running the try build for some weeks now.
I saw an update to put this into the main build the other day, is this now in the normal Alpha build.
Incidentally, has anyone any idea why my portable versions of Alpha snaps never ever seem to check for updates even though its on but it works if I do it manually? This is on windows 7.
I can see no obvious reason.
Brian

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Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.

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Yes when I last asked about he update automation, somebody said they would look into it, but I never heard any more

I guess one could raise a ticket for it. However the log definitely says checking for updates as it boots in, so without a smoking gun, so to speak, I don't know where else to go with it.
Anyone out there actually get alpha snaps to automatically inform of updates?
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----- Original Message -----
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Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.


Don't know, but mine never do either, or at least never seem to prompt for updates, and I'm on Win 10 1903.

On Fri, 13 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

It seems to be fixed as we have been running the try build for some weeks now.
I saw an update to put this into the main build the other day, is this now in the normal Alpha build.
Incidentally, has anyone any idea why my portable versions of Alpha snaps never ever seem to check for updates even though its on but it works if I do it manually? This is on windows 7.
I can see no obvious reason.
Brian

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Re: Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.

Luke Davis
 

Actually, after writing that last message, I launched my alpha portable, and immediately got an update request.
So I retract my former message.

That said, responding to your below, did you see Leonard's message on August 29th, replying to thread "does alpha snap auto update on windows 7?"?:

Could you guys please provide the output of the following in a python console?

import updateCheck; print(updateCheck.state)


My output is as follows:

{'pendingUpdateAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'pendingUpdateBackCompatToAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'dontRemindVersion': '2019.2', 'lastCheck': 1567002250.28,
'pendingUpdateFile': None, 'pendingUpdateVersion': None}

Regards,

Leonard

On Sat, 14 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

Yes when I last asked about he update automation, somebody said they would look into it, but I never heard any more

I guess one could raise a ticket for it. However the log definitely says checking for updates as it boots in, so without a smoking gun, so to speak, I don't know where else to go with it.
Anyone out there actually get alpha snaps to automatically inform of updates?
Brian
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Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.


Don't know, but mine never do either, or at least never seem to prompt for updates, and I'm on Win 10 1903.
On Fri, 13 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

It seems to be fixed as we have been running the try build for some weeks now.
I saw an update to put this into the main build the other day, is this now in the normal Alpha build.
Incidentally, has anyone any idea why my portable versions of Alpha snaps never ever seem to check for updates even though its on but it works if I do it manually? This is on windows 7.
I can see no obvious reason.
Brian
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Re: Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.

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I never got that reply here, its obviously been eaten by the vigin media email servers.
This does happen from time to time, sadly.
Brian

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Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 8:58 AM
Subject: Re: Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.


Actually, after writing that last message, I launched my alpha portable, and immediately got an update request.
So I retract my former message.

That said, responding to your below, did you see Leonard's message on August 29th, replying to thread "does alpha snap auto update on windows 7?"?:

Could you guys please provide the output of the following in a python console?

import updateCheck; print(updateCheck.state)


My output is as follows:

{'pendingUpdateAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'pendingUpdateBackCompatToAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'dontRemindVersion': '2019.2', 'lastCheck': 1567002250.28,
'pendingUpdateFile': None, 'pendingUpdateVersion': None}

Regards,

Leonard


On Sat, 14 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

Yes when I last asked about he update automation, somebody said they would look into it, but I never heard any more

I guess one could raise a ticket for it. However the log definitely says checking for updates as it boots in, so without a smoking gun, so to speak, I don't know where else to go with it.
Anyone out there actually get alpha snaps to automatically inform of updates?
Brian
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Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.


Don't know, but mine never do either, or at least never seem to prompt for updates, and I'm on Win 10 1903.

On Fri, 13 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

It seems to be fixed as we have been running the try build for some weeks now.
I saw an update to put this into the main build the other day, is this now in the normal Alpha build.
Incidentally, has anyone any idea why my portable versions of Alpha snaps never ever seem to check for updates even though its on but it works if I do it manually? This is on windows 7.
I can see no obvious reason.
Brian

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Re: Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.

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OK how do you get the output into the clipboard?
Brian

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Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 8:58 AM
Subject: Re: Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.


Actually, after writing that last message, I launched my alpha portable, and immediately got an update request.
So I retract my former message.

That said, responding to your below, did you see Leonard's message on August 29th, replying to thread "does alpha snap auto update on windows 7?"?:

Could you guys please provide the output of the following in a python console?

import updateCheck; print(updateCheck.state)


My output is as follows:

{'pendingUpdateAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'pendingUpdateBackCompatToAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'dontRemindVersion': '2019.2', 'lastCheck': 1567002250.28,
'pendingUpdateFile': None, 'pendingUpdateVersion': None}

Regards,

Leonard


On Sat, 14 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

Yes when I last asked about he update automation, somebody said they would look into it, but I never heard any more

I guess one could raise a ticket for it. However the log definitely says checking for updates as it boots in, so without a smoking gun, so to speak, I don't know where else to go with it.
Anyone out there actually get alpha snaps to automatically inform of updates?
Brian
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Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.


Don't know, but mine never do either, or at least never seem to prompt for updates, and I'm on Win 10 1903.

On Fri, 13 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

It seems to be fixed as we have been running the try build for some weeks now.
I saw an update to put this into the main build the other day, is this now in the normal Alpha build.
Incidentally, has anyone any idea why my portable versions of Alpha snaps never ever seem to check for updates even though its on but it works if I do it manually? This is on windows 7.
I can see no obvious reason.
Brian

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Re: Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.

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At the moment of course there are none available to test it with.

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Subject: Re: Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.


Actually, after writing that last message, I launched my alpha portable, and immediately got an update request.
So I retract my former message.

That said, responding to your below, did you see Leonard's message on August 29th, replying to thread "does alpha snap auto update on windows 7?"?:

Could you guys please provide the output of the following in a python console?

import updateCheck; print(updateCheck.state)


My output is as follows:

{'pendingUpdateAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'pendingUpdateBackCompatToAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'dontRemindVersion': '2019.2', 'lastCheck': 1567002250.28,
'pendingUpdateFile': None, 'pendingUpdateVersion': None}

Regards,

Leonard


On Sat, 14 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

Yes when I last asked about he update automation, somebody said they would look into it, but I never heard any more

I guess one could raise a ticket for it. However the log definitely says checking for updates as it boots in, so without a smoking gun, so to speak, I don't know where else to go with it.
Anyone out there actually get alpha snaps to automatically inform of updates?
Brian
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Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.


Don't know, but mine never do either, or at least never seem to prompt for updates, and I'm on Win 10 1903.

On Fri, 13 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

It seems to be fixed as we have been running the try build for some weeks now.
I saw an update to put this into the main build the other day, is this now in the normal Alpha build.
Incidentally, has anyone any idea why my portable versions of Alpha snaps never ever seem to check for updates even though its on but it works if I do it manually? This is on windows 7.
I can see no obvious reason.
Brian

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Re: Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.

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After you run the command, press F6 to reach a read-only window of your results, then select and copy as normal.

Luke

On Sun, 15 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

OK how do you get the output into the clipboard?
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Luke Davis" <luke@...>
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Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 8:58 AM
Subject: Re: Re Alpha build snaps not auto updating even when set to do so.... was : [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.


Actually, after writing that last message, I launched my alpha portable, and immediately got an update request.
So I retract my former message.
That said, responding to your below, did you see Leonard's message on August 29th, replying to thread "does alpha snap auto update on windows 7?"?:
Could you guys please provide the output of the following in a python console?
import updateCheck; print(updateCheck.state)
My output is as follows:
{'pendingUpdateAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'pendingUpdateBackCompatToAPIVersion': (0, 0, 0), 'dontRemindVersion': '2019.2', 'lastCheck': 1567002250.28,
'pendingUpdateFile': None, 'pendingUpdateVersion': None}
Regards,
Leonard
On Sat, 14 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

Yes when I last asked about he update automation, somebody said they would look into it, but I never heard any more
I guess one could raise a ticket for it. However the log definitely says checking for updates as it boots in, so without a smoking gun, so to speak, I don't know where else to go with it.
Anyone out there actually get alpha snaps to automatically inform of updates?
Brian
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Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2019 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda-devel] Windows 7 explorer crash.

Don't know, but mine never do either, or at least never seem to prompt for updates, and I'm on Win 10 1903.
On Fri, 13 Sep 2019, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:

It seems to be fixed as we have been running the try build for some weeks now.
I saw an update to put this into the main build the other day, is this now in the normal Alpha build.
Incidentally, has anyone any idea why my portable versions of Alpha snaps never ever seem to check for updates even though its on but it works if I do it manually? This is on windows 7.
I can see no obvious reason.
Brian
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Re: PR with appVeyor build failing

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Hi Cyril,

I'm not sure, but apparently, your initial comment has a Markdown formatting error in the numbered list contained in the "Testing performed" section.

Try to re-edit your initial comment by correcting this formatting error and see if it corrects the problem.

Hope this helps.

Kind regards,
Abdel.


Le 13/09/2019 à 14:50, Cyrille via Groups.Io a écrit :
Hello

I have submitted a PR for NVDA: #10212.
However the appVeyor build fails with the following message:

vocalizeChangeTracking 97341fe0
Failed 4 hours ago in 1 min 38 sec
Error sending GitHubPullRequest notification: Error commenting on GitHub pull request: {"message":"Validation Failed","errors":[{"resource":"IssueComment","code":"unprocessable","field":"data","message":"Body cannot be blank"}],"documentation_url":"https://developer.github.com/v3/issues/comments/#create-a-comment"}

Any idea what it is due to?
If I need to make modifications, should I push a new commit? Will the PR be updated accordingly?
In this case, do I need to squash the 2 commit or let them independant.

Moreover, new commits have been pushed to master. Should I rebase my branch on master? Or merge master into my branch? (this seconde one seems a bad idea...)

Thanks,

Cyrille

NVDA, Python 3 and NVDA API

Vincent Le Goff
 

Hello everyone,


With Python 3 support and NVDA 2019.3, will we have problems using the DLL files to send information to NVDA?  I mean the nvdaControllerClient.dll file.  Will it need to be rebuilt for the new version?


Thanks,


Vincent