[duxhelp] Re: Frenh translation

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 13:10:50 -0800

I think you got it George. Will the word importer import plain ascii. I
would have thought not.

Jack

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Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 5:13 AM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Frenh translation


> Peter, Jack,
>
> Could it be simply that the importer (Word perhaps?) has the
> "Preserve skipped lines" option checked?
>
> George.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter
> Sullivan
> Sent: 23 March 2006 23:56
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 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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