Running self-voicing games under Wine

Rynhardt Kruger rynkruger at
Tue Jan 18 17:52:01 UTC 2011


It's just one modified source file, so what I've done is to upload the file to

It should go in the dlls/user32 folder under the tarball of wine 1.3.10.
You should know that this is a very dirty hack. It uses the speech-dispatcher spd-say command to speak the focused 
button. Not really the most optimal solution.

Take care,


* Francisco Javier Dorado Martínez <javier at> [110118 17:28]:
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> Hi all
> El 18/01/11 08:03, Rynhardt Kruger escribió:
> > As wine is inaccessible to orca, it is a bit difficult to install games as the install process don't speak. To this end 
> > I've modified the wine library to at least speak the label of a button when it receives focus -- this 
> > makes it a bit easy er. I can upload it to dropbox or something if people are interested.
> Yes would be great to have at least an idea where's the focus. Do you
> have a patch or similar?
> Regards
> Javier
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