Thanks for testing and reporting the issue. About the spell check
dialog, I don't know if it ever worked. If somebody knows a version were
it did actually work please let me know so I can try it out. Personally
I just don't like the dialog and thus I don't really use it that much.
If I were to try to break down what main issues I see with the dialog
today (from an accessibility point of view):
1. Even though the text in the text area "Not in dictionary" is
accessible, I still haven't found a way to know what word is
2. The suggestions list box does not properly expose selection changes,
though you can here the words read out loud if you hover over them
with the mouse.
3. The tab order of the dialog is really confusing, if you're a sighted
user it is even more confusing.
I really hope I can find some time later this week to do a mock-up of a
restructured dialog. If I do I'll let you know.
And by the way there has been a few bugs reported on the dialog already
but I don't know or have time to check which ones that are still open.
Will try to find time for checking that as well.
MENGUAL Jean-Philippe skrev 2014-06-05 00:49:
Has someone tested the 4.2.4 release of LO and the Check spell
feature? Do you think it's accessible? On my Linux, if I can browse in
the dialog with tab, it's impossible to see the mispelled words and
suggestions through this dialog. There's a workaround, but I believe
it worked in previous releases. Is that a reproductible problem for
you? Should we fill a bug report?
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