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'GAIL' is a GTK+ module that provides accessibility support for GTK+ and libgnomecanvas by implementing AtkObjects for widgets in the two libraries. For example, if the module is loaded in a program which calls gtk_widget_get_accessible() for a GtkEntry, an instance of GailEntry is returned. This module is normally used with the atk-bridge GTK+ module from at-spi to allow an assistive technology, e.g a screenreader, to query or drive the program.

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
LGPLv2orlaterJanet Casey22 October 2004

Leaders and contributors

Bill Haneman Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use pangoft2
Required to use gnome-common
Required to use ATK
Required to use GTK+
Required to use libgnomecanvas
Required to use libart

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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