[Accessibility] Qt 5.4, improve voiceOver support for QLabel

Frederik Gladhorn frederik.gladhorn at theqtcompany.com
Mon Aug 3 17:39:35 CEST 2015

On Friday, March 27, 2015 12:10:33 PM Vincenzo Rubano wrote:
> Hi all,
> recently, I had to test the mac OS X port of an emulator that we should use
> for a project at university.
> I’ve noticed a really annoying bug with QLabel. In fact, after reading the
> content of a QLabel, voiceOver speaks the word “text”. This is annoying for
> two reasons: 1. That word is used to announce a read-only text field, which
> of course is different from a label; 2. It adds an unnecessary information.
> Is there any fix planned for this bug? If not, is there any workaround we
> could use in that emulator source code? We’re using Qt 5.4.

I just looked at this and it seems like setting Value instead of Title as 
attributes for static text helps.



> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Vincenzo.
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