[duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 18:26:23 -0800

No.

I have my computer configuration to print to file.

I have replicated the embossing that resulted in the crash. Although it
crashed and locked up, after I synchronized the document and global embosser
configurations, when I embossed sending the output to a file, DBT seemed to
abort immediately, and the taskbar came up.  All runs left temporary files.
I usually always remove these. I don't know where to find these or what name
they would have been given.

In the advanced dialogue for embosser set-up the changes I made, was no
formfeed at end of page and having a carriage return as for mac.  my line
length is 38 characters.

I hope I have given you enough information to replicate the problem.  When I
created the template, I am almost certain that the line length and chars per
page (25) match the document and global embosser configuration settings.

Jack

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 5:52 PM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals


> Jack,
>
> Do you have a printer (that is an ink printer) installed?
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 8:52 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
>
> When I open the beta, I get an error message saying the printer
information
> from the configuration file is invalid, using system defaults.
>
> Can I modify this file to match my system defaults.
>
> Thanks
>
> Jack
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 4:15 PM
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
>
>
> > Many many thanks. I'll find something of value.
> >
> > Jack
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 3:55 PM
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
> >
> >
> > > Jack,
> > >
> > > We've tried to recruit beta testers who have particular expertise
where
> we
> > > need particular questions answered or fixes verified.
> > >
> > > You're not such a one.  So we don't really have, and don't expect to
> have,
> > > any particular "assignments" for you.  Just let us know if you find
> > > something wrong or confusing.
> > >
> > > DBT 10.4 allowed for only one embosser.  DBT 10.5 allowed for many.
> > >
> > > You can copy templates from beta to beta, but I'm not sure why you'd
> want
> > > to.  For our part, we're not really interested in feedback about
> problems
> > > you might encounter when re-arranging software.  Just let us know,
with
> > each
> > > beta posting, what you find with that one.
> > >
> > > For this release, we're not prioritizing any improvements to treating
> > > notetakers as embossers.  In the future, I expect that we will.  Then
> your
> > > particular setup and preferences will be very helpful.  For this
> release,
> > > I'm confident that you'll find something that helps us -- it just
won't
> be
> > > embosser-related.
> > >
> > > - Peter
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On
> > > Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> > > Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 6:52 PM
> > > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
> > >
> > > I guess, my question, would be, how can I help here, when the issues
> would
> > > naturally cluster around lay-out and embossing When I have no embosser
> and
> > > am using a very rapidly degrading version of win98.
> > >
> > > I am a bit confused about version history, probably found on the site.
I
> > > can't remember whether the earliest version of DBT I got was 10.4 or
> 10.5.
> > > Was it 10.5 that didn't allow for multiple embossers.
> > >
> > > Can I copy over a template from the last beta into this one and have
it
> > > recognized?
> > >
> > > My "embosser" is a little strange but works optimally for me. Each
line
> is
> > > 38 cells wide ending with a <cr> only and strips out form-feeds, as
> > braille
> > > page breaks have no relevance to me.  I can't remember all the steps I
> > took
> > > to create this. I'd have it internalized if I were embossing everyday.
> > >
> > > I can use a notetaker as a simulated embosser, by simply dumping to a
> > file,
> > > however I don't see this to be very helpful, and the embosser would, I
> > think
> > > have to be generic.
> > >
> > > Jack
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 3:15 PM
> > > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
> > >
> > >
> > > > Jack,
> > > >
> > > > There's no reason to be circumspect.  Just don't expect a lot of
> > expertise
> > > > in this forum.  Our translation experts our working on these issues
> > mostly
> > > > in silence.
> e on the list who is the only end user, as I am not in the
> > > business
> > > > > of producing braille.
> > > > >
> > > > > Jack
> > > > >
> > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > From: <duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 5:12 AM
> > > > > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > Sorry I should have added that I was referring to the British
code
> > in
> > > > > > the comment below.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > David Spybey
> > > > > >
> > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Sent: 21 March 2006 11:48
> > > > > > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Attention, we are switching the DBT Beta
> list
> > > to
> > > > > > a new address
> > > > > >
> > > > > > It would be good to have roman numerals in bracket correct.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > (i) is ok but (ii) (iii) etc do not show the letter sign.
> > > > > > I think the letter sign is getting lost whenever there is more
> than
> > a
> > > > > > single symbol inside the brackets, ie it is treating it as a
word
> or
> > a
> > > > > > sentence. Can exceptions be set for roman numerals?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > David Spybey
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