[duxuser] Re: DBT Wish List

Si, hablo un pocito, pero yo olvide algunas palabras porque no hablo con
nadie.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ramón Rivera" <ramon_rivera@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxuser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2002 12:29 PM
Subject: [duxuser] Re: DBT Wish List


> Do Somebody speak spanish and write spanish?
>
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: duxuser-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxuser-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> En nombre de George Bell
> Enviado el: Jueves, 24 de Octubre de 2002 12:19 p.m.
> Para: duxuser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Asunto: [duxuser] Re: DBT Wish List
>
>
> Hi Alan,
>
> Replies after brief requote.
>
> > 1. (like everyone else; but it's worth while re-iterating)  UNDO!
> > UNDO! UNDO! UNDO! UNDO! ... A.S.A.P
>
> Well up the list, but may not make this design of DBT.
>
> > 2. Wouldn't it be nice if the cursor stayed in the same position in
> > the Braille file after translation from the print file? It's annoying
> > if you want to check (e.g.) formatting quickly, to continually have to
>
> > search thru from the start of the file.
>
> I do agree here, and that's speaking from personal experience of having
> to handle large files where you want to check the effect of a specific
> change.
>
> > 2. I do most of my transcription in direct entry (six key) because (a)
>
> > I am fluent in Braille and (b) I do lots of maths (Australian code)
> > and chemistry which requires strange and scary formatting, and (c) I
> > don't need to use anywhere near as many codes etc. to do that
> > formatting.  However it also means that it is near impossible to
> > back-translate from the Braille file to a print file 'cos it drops a
> > lot of the formatting when you do. Could you fix this problem?
>
> Did you ever see the British program called, "Jim 'll Fix it"?  Well I
> rather suspect Jim would have more luck here!  (Smile) Back translation
> of plain old text braille is tricky, but add maths and chemistry, and
> you open a hornet's nest.  That's not to say it will never be possible,
> but personally I'd have to ask how long it would take to recover the
> cost of development.
>
> > 3. I would like to edit a code by putting the cursor on the number &
> > changing it. E.g. [tabX] to [tabY] without having to re-enter the
> > whole code each time.
>
> That issue has been added to the database of feature requests.  I'd hope
> it will make the next release.
>
> > 4. I would like to delete a series of codes thru the whole file even
> > though they have a different value. E.g. [svpfd12],[svpfd13],[svpfd14]
>
> > etc.
>
> Not impossible to add wildcards, I just don't know how tricky it would
> be, but I'll ask.
>
> > 5. I have a bug (I think it's a bug!) where if I minimize and then
> > maximize the program I get a really small view which contains about 3
> > pages of braille. This is really handy for checking overall formatting
>
> > across the file and would be good to have in the menu. E.g. "View"
> > menu full page (100%) > multi page (25%).
>
> No no no!  DBT doesn't have bugs!  It's a feature - don't you know?
> They just didn't tell you about it.  (Huge smile!) Seriously though, the
> concept is good, and in fact a feature of Word for Windows which lets a
> sighted person get an overall visual picture of the document.
>
> George Bell
> Techno-Vision Systems Ltd
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