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Braille Formats 2011
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Advanced Formatting Techniques CTEBVI Workshop 702 Presented by Amanuensis Braille Presenter Robert Roldan rroldanamanuensisbraillecom Introduction How to apply the Braille Formats Principals of PrinttoBraille Transcription 2011 ID: 177619 Download Presentation


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Braille Formats 2011 Advanced Formatting TechniquesCTEBVI Workshop 702

Presented by: Amanuensis Braille



Robert Roldan


IntroductionHow to apply the Braille Formats Principals of Print-to-Braille Transcription, 2011What to do when what you see in print isn’t covered in the Braille Formats guidelines

Braille examples using the new formats guidelinesSlide3

How to Apply Braille FormatsIdentify what you are looking atBase the format for each type of material identified on the most difficult one in the book Find the Guidelines that apply

Adjust your decisions based on clarity

Use guidelines that closest fit the situation when something is not covered in the code Slide4

Pre-Formatting Review the front matter, back matter, and text for material that should be transposed or placed in a separate volume.Preliminary VolumeSupplementary Volume

Notes Volume

End of P pages

Pronunciation Key

Exercises or Test at the back of the book

Charts, Formulas, Symbols, Abbreviations, etc. on or inside the cover

Repeated Cast of CharactersSlide5


3/1 Paragraph with no italicsSlide7

Braille Format Examples

Centered heading

Cell-5 Heading

Sidebars, boxed

Highlighted Text

Technical Text



Foreign Glossary

Centered heading


Cell-5 heading followed by a 1/3 list

3/1 Paragraph

Pronunciation Key Format

Omit print running heads

English entries in 1/5

Spanish entries in 3/5

Omit dot showing division between multiple word entries. Explain in TN.

Math Symbols

Use foreign language symbols and uncontracted brailleSlide15

Sidebar, Headings, and Bulleted Lists

Centered heading

Cell-5 Headings

Bulleted List


Exercise Material

Lettered Exercise Direction

Displayed Material

Item Number

Lettered answer choicesSlide22

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