[duxhelp] Re: How body styles are displayed in 10.5!

  • From: Dave Durber <dadurber@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 12:07:58 -0400

Peter:

Thanks in anticipation.

Sincerely:

Dave Durber

On Fri, 30 Jul 2004 10:43:52 -0400, you wrote:

>Dave,
>
>This remains on my punch list.
>
>- Peter 
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>Behalf Of Dave Durber
>Sent: Friday, July 30, 2004 9:43 AM
>To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [duxhelp] How body styles are displayed in 10.5!
>
>Hello Beta Testers
>
>In a previous message to this list, I pointed out how DBT 10.5 displayed the
>mixture of block styles e.g. by block styles I mean styles such as
>paragraph, list, outline and heading styles and codes such as the [sc], [sk]
>and [lea] are displayed in coded view.
>
>As I have pointed out earlier, in all versions of DBT prior to DBT 10.5,
>block styles and format codes would be shown on the display as separate
>items, e.g. where you had an end paragraph, list, outline, etc. style code
>followed by a format code such as [sk], [sc] or [lea], they were displayed
>as follows:
>
>[ee~para.]
>[sk1]
>[es~[para.]
>
>As you see, in the above example, you have the end block style code that
>indicates, in the above example, the end of the previous paragraph, followed
>on the next line by itself, the [sk1] code for skip one line
>unconditionally, then on the next line there is the start block style that
>indicates, in the above example, the start of the next paragraph.
>
>However, in DBT 10.5, the codes are displayed as follows:
>
><para.>
>[sk1]<para.>
>
>As you see, in the above example, you have the end block style code that
>indicates, in the above example, the end of the previous paragraph, followed
>on the next line by the two codes [sk1] for skip one line unconditionally
>and the start block style that indicates, in the above example, the start of
>the next paragraph.
>
>When using a screen-reader without a braille display, it is much clearer
>when you:
>(1) hear the last line of text of a paragraph, list, outline, etc., spoken
>followed by the end block style code;
>(2) when you press the <DOWN ARROW> key, you hear the single code or group
>of format codes spoken by themselves;
>(3) when you press the <DOWN ARROW> again, you hear the start block
>paragraph style code spoken followed by the text of the paragraph, list,
>outline, etc.
>
>Please correct me if I am wrong, In your reply to my original message, it
>was said that this problem would be corrected.  As of the latest Beta 4, it
>has not.
>
>I realize that all of you are extremely busy, dealing with a number of
>issues to do with the latest version of DBT, however, it would be nice to
>have DBT display codes as in the first example return to the way we have
>become used to having them displayed in coded view, in versions prior to DBT
>10.5.
>
>Sincerely:
>
>Dave Durber
>
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