[duxuser] FW: Possible bug in DBTW

Hi Steve, 

Here's the response from the programmer.
George.

> You're right about this; the program is working according to 
> design: [txi] and [cbi] insert indicators only as a document 
> is translated.
> 
> One might debate the quality of that design of course, but 
> such a debate wouldn't turn this behavior into a bug.
> 
> - Peter
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: George Bell [mailto:info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, July 04, 2003 4:41 AM
> To: duxuser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> Hi Steve,
> 
> I don't actually believe this is a "bug" as such, but I have 
> asked for confirmation from Duxbury.
> 
> Simply inserting codes into a DBT braille file will have no 
> effect because at that stage they are not designed to trigger 
> any kind of translation.
> Forcing a back-translation will retain the code, and of 
> course when you translate yet again, the codes will take effect.
> 
> I think we also have to consider and appreciate that direct 
> braille editing is just that.  If codes were to start 
> changing things like this, it would then become in a way, 
> rather like Word's annoying autocorrect as you type.
> 
> However, if I'm entirely wrong, I have absolutely no doubt I 
> will receive a corrective note from Duxbury.
> 
> George Bell.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Dresser [mailto:s.dresser@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 03 July 2003 15:44
> To: duxuser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I'm using DBTW 10;4, and I think I may have found a minor 
> bug.  While writing a braille document, I inserted the [cbi] 
> and [txi] codes at the beginning and end of an Email address, 
> but when I turned Show Codes off, the beginning and ending 
> computer braille indicators were not there.  I 
> back-translated the file to see if the codes would be brought 
> into the print file, and they were.  I translated the print 
> file back into braille, and the indicators were there as they 
> should be.  It seems as if the [cbi] and [txi] codes are not 
> being processed properly in braille documents.  I'd be 
> interested in anyone else's experiences with this.
> 
> Steve
> 
> 
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