2019-05-14 12:43:32 (edited by nyanchan 2019-05-14 12:48:21)

Hi.
So, I've been kinda forced to use VS. If this isn't something worth trying, I'll google a lot and switch to the developer command prompt.
After running "Build solution", how do I read errors / warnings? It shows the number of errors with some kind of filter screen, but I don't see anything valuable there. How do I do this? I'm using vs2017 with NVDA. Please help!
Currently I always read debug/mySolution.log to see errors, but I can't do that over and over and over again because I'd probably sabotage and sleep due to too much frustration.

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2019-05-14 14:29:23

Generally  when I build the solutions and I get the errors I just have to scroll to them with the arrows, but I won't always be able to read them. When that's the case I use the log. But primarily you should be able to read them.
Also, I have no idea on wether having the addon helps or not.

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2019-05-14 14:47:36

When I try arrowing in the first text area, NVDA always says blank. But there must be something I don't know because I do know that a number of blind programmers using VS for their jobs.

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2019-05-14 15:15:31

Na. The addon is shit, and actually breaks a bunch of stuff instead of improving them

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2019-05-14 16:53:17

I have to second that, don't use the addon.

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2019-05-14 18:46:06

Well, i'm using the add-on and it works for me, at least I didn't notice any trouble with it yet, and I already developed UWP and Xamarin apps with it.
The error dialogue is... well, lets say, not nice. I use to press Ctrl+Alt+O to switch to the output window to check on the errors manually. I however just switched over to SCons for C/C++ app building. You can use Makefile-like scripts in Python with it which will control how your builds are being made. SCons can easily use Visual Studio to do your stuff, as well as almost any other compiler for almost any language you know, also on other operating systems. As long as you aren't forced to use Visual Studio because you're doing some fancy stuff like Xamarin or whatever, but instead are just developing C# or C/C++ apps with it, using SCons as a command-line alternative without opening VS ever again might be an option for you.

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2019-05-14 21:36:38

oh this actually sounds nice.

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2019-05-15 10:26:31

Hi! NVDA is bad for VS, however if you want to read errors, use the object nav and scroll to the data grid.

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2019-05-15 13:53:21 (edited by hhleon-mueller 2019-05-15 13:55:12)

What adon do you mean?
Iā€™m using codetalk, which is an extension for visual studio.  Or do you mean the ad on for  NVDA  which is for visualstudio 2015?

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2019-05-15 15:13:22

the addon for nvda, which is messed up, and breaks left and right.

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2019-05-19 04:17:13

Yeah, fuck that addon

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2019-05-19 04:17:50

If your on windows 10, use NVDA plus r, that OCR's your screen. If not, use cloud OCR. not as officiant, but still pritty good.

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2019-05-20 13:35:39

Yeah, I found that it was readable using object nav, but it's more troublesome than reading the log file. Maybe I should be a CUI master. Thanks.

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2019-05-21 12:16:42

Another good stuff is to enable the output window while debugging. It's settable in the gemeral preferences/

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