Status

Thunderbird
Disability Access
UNCONFIRMED
11 months ago
11 months ago

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(Reporter: MarjaE, Unassigned)

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Description

11 months ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.12; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/52.0
Build ID: 20170316213829

Steps to reproduce:

Some Thunderbird tasks require two hands.


Actual results:

For example, the standard way to switch from html to plain text is to use shift+click when clicking write or reply.

(With Mac Sticky Keys, shift *then* click leaves things in html. I haven't tested Linux and Windows versions.)

Fortunately, there's another way under the options menu.


Expected results:

* Any command which requires key+click is an accessibility problem.

* Some commands which require distant keys can be an accessibility problem, depending on keyboard layout.

* Any command which uses numbered function keys is an accessibility problem on the Mac - the fn modifier key doesn't work with Sticky Keys.

* Some help pages which assume that users can use two hands:

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Font_settings_in_Thunderbird

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Thunderbird_:_FAQs_:_Viewing_Headers (duplicate)

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Moving_your_profile_folder_-_Thunderbird

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Thunderbird_:_FAQs_:_Create_Mailing_List "(some people may need to hold Ctrl key when drag-and-dropping)"

Updated

11 months ago
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