[duxhelp] Re: handing of numbered lists in documents

  • From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 May 2006 14:36:06 -0400

David,

Thanks for sending the .tex files (off-list).  As you mentioned, these
aren't really necessary to my analysis, because the problem shows up also
(or perhaps exclusively) when importing from Word.

I'm now puzzled about what you want in the translation in this case.  You
mention that you would expect (A) to be: 7;,a7

Does that mean that you expect emphasis markings to be ignored in this case?

- Peter 

-----Original Message-----
From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of David Spybey
Sent: Friday, May 05, 2006 4:34 AM
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: handing of numbered lists in documents

Peter

The file that caused the problem is attached. However I need to amend what I
have said slightly.

I used Word2Tex, as I usually do, to change the file into a .tex file that
SN will read. I did not check the SN file before using DBT and got the
result I mentioned. Looking more closely at the WORD original the A was
italic not the closing bracket. In SN this came out as the opening bracket
in text the A and the closing bracket in Math and hence the result I got in
DBT. I should have spotted this fact so apologies for giving a false
impression of the problem.
I was going into SN because of all the mathematics that was in the WORD file
in MathType and the route I follow gets that into reasonable braille
mathematics. However, if you ignore the mathematics issues and just got
straight into DBT from the files I have attached the The results of going
straight into DBT 

The version with (A) in bold gives 

7..,a.'.17.'

And the version witgh (A) in non bold gives 

.7.,a.17.'

Whereas I would expect (A) to be

7;,a7

as happens in other files. So there must be something rather peculiar about
the two WORD files that I have attached. I have looked at them but cannot
see what would cause such peculiar results.

David





-----Original Message-----
From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Peter Sullivan
Sent: 04 May 2006 16:56
To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: handing of numbered lists in documents

David,

Do you have a sample file in the format from which you started (e.g. Word,

Scientific Notebook, text, or HTML)?

- Peter 

-----Original Message-----

From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On

Behalf Of David Spybey

Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2006 3:02 AM

To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Subject: [duxhelp] Re: handing of numbered lists in documents

Peter

It is strange how mistakes show up errors!

I have just had

(A)

translated as

7,a>

rather than 7,a7

I could not understand why until I realised that the closing bracket was in

italics by mistake. However I am not sure why DBT translated this as it did.

David Spybey

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