[duxhelp] Re: 26 lines or more

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 12:46:02 -0700

Hi Peter:

So we can get a sense of closure, can you come up with a to-do list of what
won't fit into the beta, and what we can see on the nightly autobuilds after
the release of 10.5.

Regards

Jack


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 7:28 AM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: 26 lines or more


> Eileen,
>
> We all know that you're secretly pulling the strings of every braille
> transcriber nationwide.  Don't deny it.
>
> The trouble is that we really must stop adding features at some point, and
> that time has come.  This beta cycle has been very fruitful for us -- 
we've
> found and fixed much more than I could have imagined was wrong.  That's a
> good thing in the end, because it should allow us to use DBT 10.5 as a
> stable base for improving the product through a series of more minor
> updates.
>
> FYI, there *is* a way to add an extra line -- it's just not pretty.  You
> must save the original file as a .BRF file, then re-import it to a new
> document, set for 26 lines per page.  Be sure first to check the topmost
> checkbox in the Global, Formatted Braille Importer dialog.  Then you can
add
> an extra line to any page you wish.  However, you will have to be careful
> about how you manage line wraps on the page you are editing.  (It's easy
to
> understand what that means if you ever try it.  Using Layout, Join Lines
can
> help with line break issues.)
>
> Or, as Warren suggests, you could use MegaDots.  It's just always tough to
> switch horses mid-job.
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> Behalf Of Eileen Curran
> Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 8:11 AM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: 26 lines or more
>
> What a great question, Jan!
>
> Peter, is there? Huh? Please ...
>
> For the record, I did not put Jan up to this! :)
>
> Eileen
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of JAN CARROLL
> Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 2004 9:40 AM
> To: >
> Subject: [duxhelp] 26 lines or more
>
>
> Is it my imagination for what.  I just did an entire document using 26
lines
> in duxbury.  I set it up under document embosser set up.  It did the
entire
> 6 page document that way.  Is there any way to have this option for one
page
> only in the future.  My embosser is set up for the ET Braille Express.  We
> have been wanting to be able to emboss on the 26th line here for several
> years to accomodate changes on one page in a document that runs it over to
> the 26th line.  Do you have any suggestions for this?
>
>
> Jan Carroll
> Contract Administration Manager
> American Printing House f/the Blind
> 1839 Frankfort Avenue
> Louisville, KY 40206-0085
> Phone: 800-223-1839
> Fax: 502-899-2284
> Email: jcarroll@xxxxxxx
>
>
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