[duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 15:41:52 -0800

Thanks for this.  Good luck on your end.

Jack


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 1:49 PM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals


> Jack,
>
> There is no relationship between embosser and printer as it is used for
> rendering print documents in hardcopy.  This is true even if both your
> embosser and printer are set to print-to-file.
>
> The embosser setup, however, defines the braille document layout.  This is
> used even when printing simulated braille on an ink printer.
>
> In other words, Global Embosser Setup, Global Printer Setup, Document
> Printer Setup and Document Embosser Setup are four distinct sets of data.
> DBT will refer to 1 set of data (either Document Printer Setup or Document
> Embosser Setup) for most output.  It will refer to both these sets of data
> only when printing simulated braille on an ink printer.
>
> You've reported two problems:
> 1. You get an extra "Printer information invalid" message when starting
DBT.
> I don't yet know whether this is a "real bug".  Nor do I know whether it
is
> new to the beta.  This is still under investigation.
> 2. You get a crash when printing documents.  Mike has in fact replicated
> this.  It is a bug.  In this case, we would be able to call it a bug
without
> replication.  Crashes generally are due to bugs; there are few exceptions.
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 4:57 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
>
> Question:  Does this constitute a real bug, in the new beta. Perhaps more
> subsidiary, What is the relationship between printer and embosser, if they
> are both set toprint to file.
>
> Thanks
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 1:33 PM
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
>
>
> > Jack,
> >
> > DBT is indeed prone to giving this message when it shouldn't.  This is a
> > longstanding issue.  As one that doesn't prevent work getting done, it's
> > never been at the top of our priority list.
> >
> > Is there a question for me in your message below?
> >
> > - Peter
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On
> > Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 4:39 PM
> > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
> >
> > I can't help being curious here, as Generic was both my default printer
in
> > win98 and global printer setup in the beta.  In the last dbt release, it
> was
> > set as something else. I'm thinking that if I changed the default in the
> old
> > dbt the print to file wouldn't change. I have received this message
during
> > the course of my relationship with DBT.
> >
> > If there is a bug in the beta, I am glad to help irradicate it.
> >
> > Jack
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 1:06 PM
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
> >
> >
> > > Jack,
> > >
> > > Global, Printer Setup will allow you to choose the default
configuration
> > for
> > > 10.6 Beta 1.
> > >
> > > But I suggest sitting tight on the crashing issue for now.  Mike is
> > looking
> > > into it; we expect to have it resolved for Beta 3.
> > >
> > > - Peter
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On
> > > Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> > > Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 4:18 PM
> > > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
> > >
> > > Hi Peter:
> > >
> > > The beta defaults to generic: text only.  The other version of DBT's
> > default
> > > is Agfa-Studioset 2000s f.  I am trying to figure out how to change
the
> > > printer from Generic Text to AGFA, to see if embossing still crashes.
> If
> > > you think this is where the conflict arises, let me know. I have never
> had
> > > occasion to use a printer, and so nothing about them.
> > >
> > > Jack
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 11:39 AM
> > > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: British code and roman numerals
> > >
> > >
> > > > Jack,
> > > >
> > > > I have not yet tried to replicate the problem with the "Printer
> > > information
> > > > invalid" message at application start.  Now that I'm convinced that
I
> > have
> > > > all the information you can reasonably provide, I will try to do so.
> > > >
> > > > - Peter
> > > >
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