[Lazarus] Lazarus code editor: what happened with the caret?
lazarus at mfriebe.de
Sat Oct 7 17:25:11 CEST 2017
If it hooks ExtTextOut, then the color settings will most likely make a
Each time the color (or text style, e.g. bold) changes, the Editor
interrupts the output, and makes a new call. Also colors change, when
the caret moves, so there is constant redrawing.
I attached a file editoroptions.xml
It has (almost) all colors black and white. Selected text will be bold.
While lazarus is not running, put this file into: (replacing username
with your name / make a backup of the old file)
This file also overrides keyboard shortcuts, and mouse settings (in case
you changed any of them).
On 07/10/2017 15:46, Lubos Pintes via Lazarus wrote:
> Hello and thank for info. NVDA uses screen scraping, it hooks Windows
> API like ExtTextOut, TextOut, etc. This rarely works well, and it is
> used as a last chance when everything else fails.
> Also there is an OCR, but it is only for static things, i.e. take a
> snapshot of window and OCR it. So for example an inaccessible
> installer can be used quite well, but something as dynamic as edit
> text area cannot, at least now.
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