For some time, NV Access and other
contributors were researching methods of letting users
input text using contracted braille via a braille display.
-I’m delighted to announce that a test version (in the
form of a next branch snapshot) is now available
More information on this effort can be
Issues to be tested include:
*General experience when entering text
in contracted braille in various situations.
* Entering text using various tables,
including Unified English Braille (UEB), various English
and other language tables and others.
* Other unexpected situations.
If you have feedback:
please comment on issues 2439 and/or 6449.
Send an email to
James Teh (NV Access) at Jamie@....
contributors, including I (Joseph Lee; new UEB table set,
Korean braille tables and BrailleNote), Leonard (HIMS
products), Davy Kager (Liblouis and Dutch tables), Michel
Such (French translator), Derek Riemer (UEB input tester)
Some of us have
Twitter handles (Jamie’s is @jcsteh, mine is @joslee,
Derek’s is @derekriemer) and others. You can also use
#NVDASR hashtag or mention @NVAccess.
As this is an important feature, please
test this feature widely. Thanks, and I and others look
forward to reading your feedback.