[duxhelp] Re: Bolding, underlining, italics etc

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 21:01:34 -0700

Actually, this is one area, where UBC has some work. What UEBC has done is
to assign unique symbols to those which have been pre-assigned in print. The
signs, for type-face or fonts have still not been worked out, and of course
differ from table to table. I assume, even Australian usage differs from
Bauk usage.

Jack
and
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christine Simpson" <simpsonc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 3:12 PM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Bolding, underlining, italics etc


> Thanks Peter.  Once UEB is introduced it will not be a problem as UEB will
> have different signs for different characteristics such as boldface,
> italics, underlining etc.  So hurry up UEB and in the meantime, I will
> continue to edit out the additional commands, but just thought it worth
> bringing to your attention.
>
> Christine
>
> At 12:36 AM 7/28/04, you wrote:
> >Christine,
> >
> >This is, unfortunately, beyond what we can do for our current release.
> >
> >- Peter
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> >Behalf Of Christine Simpson
> >Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 12:39 AM
> >To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [duxhelp] Bolding, underlining, italics etc
> >
> >Hello,
> >
> >I notice when using DBT beta 4, that DBT is still treating the importing
of
> >bolded, underlined and italicised text wrongly when more than one of
these
> >conditions apply.  This has not yet been corrected.
> >
> >Eg:  if text is for exampled bolded and italicised, the translater uses
both
> >the opening and closing codes for both bolding and italics thus giving a
> >string of dots 46 four times before the first word and twice before the
> >fourth, or subsequent word.
> >
> >I know that currently in Braille, bolding, italics and underlining are
all
> >indicated in the same way with the use of the dots 46, but surely, DBT
can
> >be programmed to look for combinations of these and if found, surpress
> >additional codes.
> >
> >It is nothing short of rediculous to read strings of dots 46 before
words,
> >when in Braille they are currently doing nothing more than giving
emphasis
> >to the words concerned as the reader does not know how those words were
> >presented in print other than the fact that they were intended to be
> >emphasised and consequently to stand out.
> >
> >
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