2022.3.3 Add-on API changes

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NVDA Add-on API Announcements

Dec 22, 2022, 12:10:41 AM12/22/22
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This list is intended to notify of changes to the add-on API, for confirmation of the latest state for breakages or deprecations, please refer to the 'changes file' for the NVDA release you are interested in.

Add-on API changes have been merged, and released in 2022.3.3:
PR #14416 Check Z-Order for making content accessible on the lock screen.
Commit: 56070dae5a108d28d629d257d6eb6d673a16c1be

Breaking changes:

  • utils.security.isObjectAboveLockScreen(obj) is deprecated, instead use obj.isBelowLockScreen.
  • The following functions in winAPI.sessionTracking are deprecated for removal in 2023.1.
    • isWindowsLocked
    • handleSessionChange
    • unregister
    • register
    • isLockStateSuccessfullyTracked

If API breaks or planned future breaks (deprecations) will cause difficulties for the ongoing development of an add-on you maintain, please let NVDA developers know by replying directly to emails, or via GitHub.
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