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QT and Accessibility: some critical questions

  • Hi all,

    since I am blind, I need my applications to be as accessible as possible. However, working with QT under Mac OS X, I feel that there are some important accessibility issues in the framework.

    I thought I was doing something wrong in my first basic programs, so I decided to investigate further by trying out the examples shipped with the QT Source. However, there are the same (critical) accessibility issues.

    So, I'm wondering if there's anyone who worked on QT Accessibility or created any accessible QT-Based application. I strongly need some feedback about QT Accessibility because I need to understand wether it is worth spending my time learning QT or if I'd better pick up another framework and learn that. Accessibility is really critical for me and I hope te issues I'm experiencing (unable to tab through different widgets, unable to edit a QTextEdit or a QLineEdit widget text, etc) are not bugs in the QT framework.

    Thank you in advance for your help.

  • Lifetime Qt Champion


    I would advise to directly go talk about this on the "interest": mailing list (don't forget to subscribe first) You'll find there Qt's developers/maintainers (this forum is more user oriented)

    You can also check the "bug report system": to see whether what you experience has been reported.

    On a side note, it's Qt, QT stands for Apple's QuickTime

  • @SGaist: thank you very much for your reply. I'll do that...

  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    You're welcome !

    Please, don't forget to update this post once you have more information

  • @SGaist: no problem at all. I posted to the interest mailing list as well as to the developer mailing list, but I'm still waiting for any response...

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