[duxhelp] Re: Compinline codes

  • From: "Westmoreland, J. R." <jr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 11:40:21 -0600

Maybe this is a dumb question on my part but...
Isn't the transcription of print to braille supposed to be as faithful
as reasonably possible?
Therefore, if the text is unserlined etc. shouldn't it be using the
emphasis indicators for inside the CBC start and end?
This could apply to program code where the keywords are bold etc.
Is there a difference in that interpretation based on nationality
boundaries?

I ask since I have a document where the author specifically does some
hyperlinks in italics and underlined but other hyperlinks are just
unerelined.
I understand that braille doesn't make a distinction between these
combinations, it being treated as eigher on or off in terms of emphasis.

Thanks,
J.R.
 


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J. R. Westmoreland
PacifiCorp
I/T
Telecomm Data Communications 
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-----Original Message-----
From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Christine Simpson
Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 4:05 PM
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Compinline codes

Susan, I understand what you are saying in response to my previous post
however, I do not believe that we should need to be altering the Word
hyperlink style.

Surely, DBT can be programmed to ignore the underlining of hyperlink
text when the text is within DBT set in the compinline codes.  By doing
as you suggest and changing the hyperlink style within the Word template
would affect the visual look of all word documents and to my mind, this
would be completely unsatisfactory.

I hope this makes sense to programmers like Peter and Jo.  I will be
interested to hear your responses.

Kind regards

Christine



At 12:49 AM 7/21/04, you wrote:
>DBT is honoring the Word Hyperlink style, which is underlined (but as 
>Christine has said, you don't want the dots 4-6 in braille).
>
>You can modify Word's Hyperlink by removing the underlining. You can 
>also change the font to Courier New (if you have your Word importer set

>up that way), but in reality DBT doesn't even need that for the 
>Hyperlink style. If you want the Word Hyperlink style to be permanently

>changed for all future documents, make sure you check "Add to template"
>after you are done modifying Hyperlink.
>
>Susan
>
>Christine Simpson wrote on 7/20/2004, 5:42 AM:
>
>           Hi All,
>
>I have been trying out the "compinline" code and believe that there 
>still may be an error with it.
>
>Some weeks ago I raised the concern about how it was dealing with text.

>Peter and Jo gave this a lot of time and that problem seems to have 
>been solved.  However,  I note that when text which in word is 
>formatted as a hyperlink  is imported into DBT10.5, it is surrounded by

>the compinline codes - and so it should be.  However, the problem is 
>that the underlining is being shown and so,  a web address which comes 
>from word into DBT comes as:
>
><compinline>[fts~u]www.duxburysystems.com[fte~u]</compinline>
>
>and the web address appears in computer code brackets with dots 4-6 
>(between the opening code and the first w) to indicate the underlined
text.
>
>Is anyone else experiencing this problem?
>
>Many thanks
>
>Christine
>
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