getting started with Liblouis
Linux for blind general discussion
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Wed Mar 16 17:03:12 UTC 2022
Thanks, Jeff. I'm using Slint. I didn't see either of the programs you
mention. Maybe there's something else.
On 3/16/22 03:30, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Mar 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> I'm trying to find out how to use Liblouis to translate documents
>> from print to Braille. Specifically, my wife would like me to find
>> out how to translate Russian documents into Braille ones. At the
>> moment, though, I haven't yet learned a command to run for
>> translating anything: the Liblouis documentation looks to have a lot
>> of useful material, but I could find nothing about running a command,
>> with whatever arguments and options I might need, to create a Braille
>> output file from a print input file.
> In Debian, I see liblouis-bin and liblouisxml-bin packages which can
> probably help you. Other distributions probably have something similar.
>> I read about a command called file2brl, apparently part of a program
>> called Liblouisutdml, but that program's not on my system even though
>> Liblouis itself is.
> Apparently, UTDML is unified tactile document markup language, whcih
> is presumably used for maps, diagrams, etc. This is probably not what
> you need.
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