[chirp_users] hello from a new list member

Frederick R. McDougall frmcdo at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 15:47:13 PDT 2013


Eric
Where do you live?  I suspect that there is a friendly ham very close to
you who will assist you in programming your radio.
Fred VA6FRM Barrhead Alberta Canada


On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 9:41 AM, Dan Smith <dsmith at danplanet.com> wrote:

> > the first one is solvable by adding some accessibility features
> > (python has some and apple published the API for voiceover). I am not
> > a coder, so I can't tell how difficult this will be.
>
> The detail you're probably not aware of is that CHIRP uses a
> cross-platform UI toolkit called GTK. This makes it invisible to screen
> readers on both Windows and MacOS, which only support reading for their
> native widgets. It works just fine on Linux, of course, but that
> doesn't help you.
>
> Unfortunately, there is not much we can do for you here. It's not
> feasible to have a volunteer-run application project that supports all
> three platforms' UI toolkits natively, and especially one that moves at
> the speed that CHIRP does.
>
> --
> Dan Smith
> www.danplanet.com
> KK7DS
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