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How to send a request to developers?

asked 2019-08-08 22:19:04 +0200

mlsread gravatar image

I want ZoomText's App Reader to read LibreOffice documents. How do I send a request to developers?

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Use the tracker.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-08-08 22:32:39 +0200 )edit
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@ebot, why isn't this an answer?

gtomorrow gravatar imagegtomorrow ( 2019-08-10 08:20:37 +0200 )edit

@gtomorrow, i do it :)

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-08-10 08:27:37 +0200 )edit

Actually, I believe that the answer isn't correct: OP seems to want to extend functionality of "ZoomText's App Reader", and so its developers need to be addressed ;-)

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-08-10 09:23:30 +0200 )edit

I second Mike. ODF is an open standard, thus, there is hardly anything else that LO developers can do. The ball is on the other side.

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2019-08-12 16:00:12 +0200 )edit

This is nothing ODF related though.. ZoomText is a screen reader and accessibility technology (AT) handler.

erAck gravatar imageerAck ( 2019-08-12 16:50:09 +0200 )edit
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Wrt "so how do I get the developers involved?": you need to open your "ZoomText's App Reader" application; find something like "Help"->"About"; look for the website address hopefully mentioned there, or some other means to contact developers; if you didn't find the information, then google for the app name to find its homepage ... generally, it makes little sense to ask "How do I find developers of X" on site dedicated to Y.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-08-12 19:23:35 +0200 )edit

Thanks. ZT developers are much easier to find. LibraOffice not so much. ZT developers will work on it and in the meantime I will have the LIbra Office user use think about using Office 365 or Google Docs. Thanks.

mlsread gravatar imagemlsread ( 2019-08-12 19:31:22 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-08-12 16:41:59 +0200

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LibreOffice emits IAccessible2 events, a cross-platform accessibility interface standard, while ZoomText probably only supports the MS UI Automation API (UIA). So throw money at the ZoomText developers to support IAccessible2 as well.

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