[bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes

  • From: "Jill O'Connell" <jillocon@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 22:36:30 -0700

That has been my observation also. 
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Evan Reese 
  To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 4:28 PM
  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: dashes

  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 


    ----- 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 
    Currently Reading - Loyalty in Death - J.D. Robb
    $10 Off Any Purchase at 39DollarGlasses! (discount applied at checkout) 


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