Version under tests! -- 29 March 2011, 12:00
Important note: There are different versions of the Braille characters and this translator is for the Portuguese version: Braille in the remaining means Portuguese Braille
How to translate text to Braille
Input text: text that may have special denotations for symbols, in particular those used in Mathematics.
Documentation on how to prepare the input:
- follow the guided tour
- check the summary of denotations
- see a detailed example
- or, if you know LaTeX, read the technical documentation
How to produce an image or text in the font Braille29 from a list of Braille characters
Input text: a list of Braille characters given by their dots, as it is output by the translator; see this description. This is useful when one wants to correct or complete what the translator produced.
Formats of the result
- a PDF image of the Braille text, paged
- a text with the list of Braille characters
- a text coded for the Braille29 font developed by ViewPlus.
Check the details.
Using the interface
- Choose between translating a text to Braille, or processing a list of Braille characters.
- Type the text or list in the text box, or submit a file.
- Select one of the result formats: a PDF image, a list of Braille characters, or a text coded for the Braille29 font.
- Select wheter you want the Braille lines to be completed by blanks at the end to always have 28 characters.
- If you want a list of Braille characters, you may choose between parentheses, square brackets or braces to enclose the sequence of dots of each character.
- In the same case, you may also indicate whether you want the translator to add comments that explain what each sequence stands for.
- Click on the Translate button.
(*) Directions written by Miguel Filgueiras in the scope of the MATINV project.