[duxhelp] Re: Frenh translation

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 19:54:33 -0800

I'll wait a bit on this one.  Rope is not a commodity in short supply around
here.  Thanks for the directives on format control tables. I've always
wondered how they worked in DBT-Win. I will leave them alone, and run the
same file through various templates, before sending a sample.

Thanks

Jack



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 3:55 PM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Frenh translation


> Jack,
>
> I don't know of a style per-se that would typically cause paragraphs to be
> separated by a blank line in a braille document.  I'd be able to spot the
> culprit in a jiffy with a sample file.  Bear in mind that, if there is a
> style involved, it may well not be a style that we've defined.  DBT does
> give you rope with which to hang yourself when you define your own styles.
> (Or it could be one of our styles that's not coming to mind now.)
>
> What's more, it might not be a style issue at all.  The behavior of the
[p]
> code, regardless of whether [p] is entered directly into the document or
is
> embedded in a style definition, is controlled by parameters in a Format
> Control Table (.fct file).  For your work, I'd guess that amerpr.fct is
used
> when your document is in print and amerpb.fct is used when it is in
braille.
> You'll be able to tell for certain by finding the entry in weebee.wbd that
> corresponds to the language you've chosen.  Editing of either weebee.wbd
or
> an .fct file can cause the formatting at paragraph breaks to change.
>
> Weebee.wbd and all .fct files are editable text files.  We just don't
> recommend editing them.
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 6:38 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Frenh translation
>
> Very naive question.  In a dxb or brf file, paragraphs are often separated
> by two carriage returns, with an intervening space. What style is this,
and
> how can I turn it off, so there is only one carriage return with the
> convensional two spaces, to denote a new paragraph. In many instances, I
> would justas soon have the translator produce a document with no blank
> lines.  I often edit a file on a braille lite m40 and add blank lines,
where
> needed.
>
> Thanks
>
> Jack
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 3:07 PM
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Frenh translation
>
>
> > I'm ennormously relieved.
> >
> > I translated the first volume of "Les Miserables", which loosely
> translated
> > into English, means either "The Wretched," or perhaps--although
Christian
> > might not concur, "The Damned." I used basic French template which has
> > translation table set to French Unified. I haven't internalized the new
> > rules yet. Any of the Francophones on this list can critique where
> > necessary.  The French translates with antoine numbers. Embossing at
this
> > stage I can do from 10.5.
> >
> > As I maybe the only one ragging y'all about the crash when printing to
> file.
> > I have no more to say, and wish you luck.
> >
> > Jack
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 2:10 PM
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Frenh translation
> >
> >
> > > Jack,
> > >
> > > Crashes while embossing to file have indeed not yet been addressed.
> > >
> > > - Peter
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On
> > > Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> > > Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 5:24 PM
> > > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Frenh translation
> > >
> > > Embossing to file still crashes with the new beta. Please tell me this
> is
> > an
> > > issue that ain't fixed yet.  I'll keep experimenting.
> > >
> > > Jack
> > >
> > >
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