Oh--then we should use two dashes rather than the em dash, I guess. Thanks for telling me. I'll change my habits right now, starting with the book I'm validating now. Cindy --- Evan Reese <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > 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. > > Evan > > ----- 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 > dashes. > > > Jamie in Michigan > Currently Reading - Loyalty in Death - J.D. Robb > $10 Off Any Purchase at 39DollarGlasses! (discount > applied at checkout) > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.