Accerciser is an interactive Python accessibility explorer for the GNOME desktop. It uses AT-SPI to inspect and control widgets, allowing you to check if an application is providing correct information to assistive technologies and automated test frameworks. Accerciser has a simple plugin framework
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Assistive Technology Service Provider Interface (AT-SPI) is a toolkit-neutral way of providing accessibility facilities in applications, developed by the GNOME project. Toolkits provide a logical representation of the content of the application, and helpful assistants like screen readers or
... [More] magnifiers can then allow disabled persons to browse and interact with the applications. [Less]
at-spi allows assistive technologies to access GTK-based
applications. Essentially it exposes the internals of applications for
automation, so tools such as screen readers, magnifiers, or even
scripting interfaces can query and interact with GUI controls.
This version of at-spi is a major break
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It has been completely rewritten to use D-Bus rather than
ORBIT / CORBA for its transport protocol.
This package includes a gtk-module that bridges ATK to the new
D-Bus based at-spi. [Less]