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Subject: Re: [office] Re: [office-accessibility] Re: [office] Re:[office-accessibility] radio buttons wrap-up


On 12/04/08 18:14, Jonathan Pryor wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-12-04 at 11:41 +0100, Michael Brauer - Sun Germany - ham02
>> That means: It is possible to identify controls by their ID, or by their 
>> name (which is also used for grouping). And it is in particular possible 
>> to assign an ID to a radio button in addition to a name. I'm therefore 
>> not sure if I do understand what is missing here, or why we should 
>> require a third name or ID, which in any case does not make things easier.
> What's missing is that I didn't know about the addition of xml:id, nor
> did anyone else I conferred with.  xml:id should be a workable answer,
> and I'll work on supporting this.

That sounds good to me.

>> Well, it is true that the script engine of OpenOffice.org does use the 
>> name of controls to access them rather then their ID and that there 
>> currently is no UI support for xml:id. But these are details of the 
>> implementation. The script engine may also search for the ID of controls 
>> if this is more appropriate.
> A related question is one of naming: is it acceptable within the script
> engine to have two different names for the same control?  If not, then
> xml:id could pose problematic.  I don't know if the ODF standard says
> anything about this scenario.

ODF does not say anything about this.

Best regards

> Thanks,
>  - Jon
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