[duxhelp] Re: 26 lines or more

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 12:56:30 -0700

All the best Peter.  I am sure we will have a clear sense of what needs to
be done, when 10.5 is released.

Jack


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 12:40 PM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: 26 lines or more


> Jack,
>
> As a practical matter, no.  There are literally hundreds of things that
> won't be fixed in the beta, and I need time right now to focus on making
> sure that those things that are to be fixed are.
>
> I do hope to come up with some list of those things that have been
discussed
> on this list, but won't be fixed or improved.  However, this too will have
> to wait at least until we've posted a release candidate.
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2004 3:46 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: 26 lines or more
>
> 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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