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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8097091

[Accessibility, JAWS, Windows7] Can't hear password character when selecting text in password fields

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Not an Issue
    • Affects Version/s: 8u40
    • Fix Version/s: 8u40
    • Component/s: javafx
    • Environment:

      Windows 7, Windows 8, amd64
      JAWS 15

      Description

      *** NOTE: This is a clone bug that is tracking selection in a PasswordTextField RT-39206

      Reproducible: always
      Steps to reproduce:
      0. Turn on JAWS
      1. Download jar with accessibility test samples from https://wiki.se.oracle.com/download/attachments/46472587/Hello.jar
      2. Execute text component demo java -cp Hello.jar (hello.HelloTextArea, hello.HelloPasswordtField)
      3. Try to select some text using shift and arrows

      Expected result (as in native elements): JAWS says "selected circle bullet" (or whatever the character is), Narrator says "hidden"
      Actual result: JAWS says "selected", Windows7 Narrator says nothing

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            • Assignee:
              ptbrunet Pete Brunet (Inactive)
              Reporter:
              snorthov Steve Northover (Inactive)
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