still trying to transfer files to and from braillelite

Stephen Clower steve at
Mon May 17 15:43:38 UTC 2004

Since the July 1, 1998 revision of the Blazie line of note takers, file resizing happened automatically. If you're running a revision realier than this you might want to go grab one of the updates at

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On 5/17/2004 at 11:25 AM Janina Sajka wrote:

>Newer ROM versions of the Braille Lite will resize files on the fly. I
>don't recall when this started--maybe the BL 2000 or something like that.
>But, I haven't had to manually change a file's page allotment in years.
>Kirk Reiser writes:
>> Okay Cheryl, you need to look at man stty which is what you use to set
>> up the ports on the Linux box.  It doesn't make it totally clear but
>> you can redirect stty and/or specify the device you want modified.
>> I usually size my files on the BrailleLite before transferring but I
>> believe if you transfer to the clipboard it may expand automatically.
>> The settings which are important to have set on both devices is baud
>> rate, parity, stop-bits, word size and handshake.
>> The baud rate on the BrailleLite doesn't have anything to do with the
>> size of the page you can download into if you are turning on the
>> serial port and off! by hand with the chord-p5 toggle.
>>   Kirk
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>> e-mail: kirk at		University of Western Ontario
>> phone: (519) 661-3061
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