[bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes

  • From: "Evan Reese" <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 16:28:06 -0700

No, the em dash doesn't translate properly into Braille, at least not the 
way Bookshare does it. The convention for Braille is to use two hyphens for 
the em dash, but for some reason Bookshare's Braille translator just puts in 
one hyphen.


  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Jamie Yates, CPhT
  To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 12:51 PM
  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes

  I just wanted to make sure that the em dash correctly translates into 
Braille. I know not all characters do. And I know that there was recent 
discussion about it but I have to confess I really didn't pay enough 
attention to it.

  I figured I could look it up in the manual. Some books use tons of em 

  Jamie in Michigan
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