AccessibilityObjectAtk.cpp   [plain text]

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 * Copyright (C) 2008 Alp Toker <>
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#include "config.h"
#include "AccessibilityObject.h"

#include "RenderObject.h"
#include "RenderText.h"
#include <glib-object.h>


namespace WebCore {

bool AccessibilityObject::accessibilityIgnoreAttachment() const
    return false;

AccessibilityObjectInclusion AccessibilityObject::accessibilityPlatformIncludesObject() const
    AccessibilityObject* parent = parentObject();
    if (!parent)
        return DefaultBehavior;

    AccessibilityRole role = roleValue();
    if (role == HorizontalRuleRole)
        return IncludeObject;

    // We expose the slider as a whole but not its value indicator.
    if (role == SliderThumbRole)
        return IgnoreObject;

    // When a list item is made up entirely of children (e.g. paragraphs)
    // the list item gets ignored. We need it.
    if (isGroup() && parent->isList())
        return IncludeObject;

    // Entries and password fields have extraneous children which we want to ignore.
    if (parent->isPasswordField() || parent->isTextControl())
        return IgnoreObject;

    // Include all tables, even layout tables. The AT can decide what to do with each.
    if (role == CellRole || role == TableRole)
        return IncludeObject;

    // The object containing the text should implement AtkText itself.
    if (role == StaticTextRole)
        return IgnoreObject;

    // Include all list items, regardless they have or not inline children
    if (role == ListItemRole)
        return IncludeObject;

    // Bullets/numbers for list items shouldn't be exposed as AtkObjects.
    if (role == ListMarkerRole)
        return IgnoreObject;

    // Never expose an unknown object, since AT's won't know what to
    // do with them. This is what is done on the Mac as well.
    if (role == UnknownRole)
        return IgnoreObject;

    // Given a paragraph or div containing a non-nested anonymous block, WebCore
    // ignores the paragraph or div and includes the block. We want the opposite:
    // ATs are expecting accessible objects associated with textual elements. They
    // usually have no need for the anonymous block. And when the wrong objects
    // get included or ignored, needed accessibility signals do not get emitted.
    if (role == ParagraphRole || role == DivRole) {
        // Don't call textUnderElement() here, because it's slow and it can
        // crash when called while we're in the middle of a subtree being deleted.
        if (!renderer()->firstChild())
            return DefaultBehavior;

        if (!parent->renderer() || parent->renderer()->isAnonymousBlock())
            return DefaultBehavior;

        for (RenderObject* r = renderer()->firstChild(); r; r = r->nextSibling()) {
            if (r->isAnonymousBlock())
                return IncludeObject;

    // Block spans result in objects of ATK_ROLE_PANEL which are almost always unwanted.
    // However, if we ignore block spans whose parent is the body, the child controls
    // will become immediate children of the ATK_ROLE_DOCUMENT_FRAME and any text will
    // become text within the document frame itself. This ultimately may be what we want
    // and would largely be consistent with what we see from Gecko. However, ignoring
    // spans whose parent is the body changes the current behavior we see from WebCore.
    // Until we have sufficient time to properly analyze these cases, we will defer to
    // WebCore. We only check that the parent is not aria because we do not expect
    // anonymous blocks which are aria-related to themselves have an aria role, nor
    // have we encountered instances where the parent of an anonymous block also lacked
    // an aria role but the grandparent had one.
    if (renderer() && renderer()->isAnonymousBlock() && !parent->renderer()->isBody()
        && parent->ariaRoleAttribute() == UnknownRole)
        return IgnoreObject;

    return DefaultBehavior;

AccessibilityObjectWrapper* AccessibilityObject::wrapper() const
    return m_wrapper;

void AccessibilityObject::setWrapper(AccessibilityObjectWrapper* wrapper)
    if (wrapper == m_wrapper)

    if (m_wrapper)

    m_wrapper = wrapper;

    if (m_wrapper)

bool AccessibilityObject::allowsTextRanges() const
    // Check type for the AccessibilityObject.
    if (isTextControl() || isWebArea() || isGroup() || isLink() || isHeading() || isListItem() || isTableCell())
        return true;

    // Check roles as the last fallback mechanism.
    AccessibilityRole role = roleValue();
    return role == ParagraphRole || role == LabelRole || role == DivRole || role == FormRole;

unsigned AccessibilityObject::getLengthForTextRange() const
    unsigned textLength = text().length();

    if (textLength)
        return textLength;

    // Gtk ATs need this for all text objects; not just text controls.
    Node* node = this->node();
    RenderObject* renderer = node ? node->renderer() : 0;
    if (renderer && renderer->isText()) {
        RenderText* renderText = toRenderText(renderer);
        textLength = renderText ? renderText->textLength() : 0;

    // Get the text length from the elements under the
    // accessibility object if the value is still zero.
    if (!textLength && allowsTextRanges())
        textLength = textUnderElement().length();

    return textLength;

} // namespace WebCore