FW: [program-l] NVDA add-on development questions
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From: program-l-bounce@... <program-l-bounce@...> On Behalf Of adil
Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:21 PM
Subject: [program-l] NVDA add-on development questions
I’ve been trying to get my head around with nvda add-on development.
I have already read the nvda developer guide and add-on development guide. So far, I’m able to write simple add-on like saying messages, navigating object hierarchy etc.
I’m trying to get the selected text from the browser window.
I tried this code:
selObj = api.getFocusObject().selection
#copying the selected text to clipboard
the above code works in notepad, but it doesn’t work for browser.
What I know is so far it has to do something with the type of the object return by api.getFocusObjec t ().
For notepad, it returns NVDAObjects.Dynamic_EnhancedEditFieldIAccessibleEditWindowNVDAObject object
And for browser window, it returns NVDAObjects.IAccessible.ia2Web.Ia2Web object.
Could someone explain me how do I get the selected text from the browser window?
How do you read the documentation for any class or object as there is no any in detail NVDA documentation?
I tried using pydoc utility to generate documentation from source code, but I just got loss.
Could you explain me how do I use pydoc to read documentation from NVDA source code?
Any tips/tricks are welcome!
Bunch of thanks in advance!
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