[duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 10:50:33 -0800

Hi Peter:

I have no printer. I am assuming the problem is printing to, or embossing to
file.

Jack

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 2:30 AM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals


> Jack,
>
> But do you have a printer installed on your computer?
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 10:21 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
>
> I have tried the same procedure with a series of files in English braille
> litterary using the supplied template. I always get the same result.  I
> checked the printer configuration dialogue in dbt, and the default is also
> to print to file. I will try to configure another embosser under document
> embosser configuration, to see if this helps.  The old beta runs
seemlessly.
> I am dubious about the possibility of the conflict having them both on the
> same machine.  I'm beginning to think more and more it's a glitch in our
> 10.6 beta.
>
> Cheers
>
> Jack.
>
> P.S.  This is not a serious problem, as all I've ever had to do is to
import
> a file into a text editor and remove form-feeds and linefeeds.
>
>
> ----- 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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