[plt-scheme] DrScheme and accessibility (Choose a language)

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Thu Feb 9 18:43:05 EST 2006

At Thu, 9 Feb 2006 13:10:28 -0800 (PST), Greg Woodhouse wrote:
> Well, I just ran into a dead end. I asked a co-worker of mine who is
> blind to install PLT Scheme. There was no problem there, but I can't
> seem to get her past the task of choosing a language. I can do it with
> just the keyboard, but using either JAWS or Window Eyes (two screen
> readers), she not only is unable to "see" what the languages are
> (though the major categories, Professional and Teaching, ARE
> "visible"). I can just highlight a language and press <enter>, but that
> doesn't seem to work.
> Is there any other way of selecting a language in DrScheme?

At the moment, the only other way I know of would be to swap in and out
preferences files.

Is there something about wrong about drscheme that prevents it from
working with those programs? Or is it a shortcoming of the screen


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