[bksvol-discuss] Re: validation question

  • From: "Susan" <slumpkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 11:00:41 -0500

That's what I suggested Linda but thanks.


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[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Linda Adams
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2007 10:51 AM
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: validation question

Hi, Susan and Evan.  Having used the Braille Lite for years, and since the 
PacMate is made also by Freedom Scientific, I wonder how much of the Braille

Lite's editing capabilities are carried over to the PacMate.  In the Braille

Lite, you can turn on what they call Control Characters in the status menu. 
Does the PacMate have a status menu?  If it does and you turn this option 
on, you will see all paragraph symbols, page breaks, end of line symbols, 
and all manner of other formatting codes on your braille display.

Linda Adams

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Susan Lumpkin" <slumpkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2007 6:32 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: validation question


> Evan,
>
> I don't think you ever can. But someone may know something about it I 
> don't. I, like you, just take the final copy into K1000. Happy validating.

> Have a great day.
>
> Susan
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> .From: "Evan Reese"<mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> .Sent: 8/9/07 7:23:29 AM
> .To: "bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx"<bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> .Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: validation question
> .
> .Hmmmm, page breaks don't show up in my Pac Mate when I look at a 
> Bookshare
> .rtf file I am validating. Hard returns don't either. Does anyone know if
> .there is something I can do to make them display? It would be helpful to 
> see
> .them as I read along. For now, I take care of page breaks and make sure 
> the
> .blank lines are where they should be with K1000. Still, I'd like to see 
> them
> .on my Pac Mate if possible.
> .
> .Thanks.
> .
> .Evan
> .
> .----- Original Message ----- 
> .From: "E." <thoth93@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> .To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> .Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2007 4:52 AM
> .Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: validation question
> .
> .
> .> Page break shows up as ed sign followed by f in the next cell of a 
> braille
> .> display.  When using a "find dialog" the symbol to input is space-p 
> (space
> .> bar held down while pressing p). It can be created by pressing space-p 
> in
> .> a document.
> .>
> .> You wil also need the end of line symbol ed sign p.
> .> Page info ought to look like this
> .>
> .> ed sign p, edsign f, ed sign p, page number, ed sign p.
> .>
> .> The comas do not go in of course.  I added them when writing this
> .> explanation to make it a big more understandable.
> .>
> .> E.
> .>
> .>
> .> At 07:46 AM 8/9/2007, you wrote:
> .>>Hi All:
> .>>
> .>>I am getting ready to validate my first book.  I have been volunteering

> a
> .>>long time, just haven't validated anything.  I once took a book but
> .>>reallyd din't do anything to it.
> .>>What should all this page break stuff look like?  If I am reading the 
> book
> .>>on a pacmate or notetaker or with a braille display, what should these
> .>>"page breaks" feel like?  I have read many books from Web braille and 
> seen
> .>>their page numbers but don't know waht the page breaks are supposed to
> .>>look like.  I do not want this persons book to get rejected.
> .>>Also, if the book is excellent scan, complete, has all the necessary
> .>>information, can I just upload the book to the admmen cue and then read

> it
> .>>since it is still on my hard drive or is this illegal?  I know some 
> people
> .>>read along as they go and I really want to read this book but I don't 
> want
> .>>to keep renewing it over and over if it is good enough to go ahead and 
> get
> .>>in the collection just so I can read it.  Should I validate it it, wait
> .>>until the book gets approved forthe collection, and then read it when I
> .>>subscribe?  I guess I am asking is it okay to also read the book you
> .>>validate.
> .>>
> .>>Thanks a lot, and sorry for the ignorant questions.
> .>>Kerri
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