nvda input tables list doesn't contain an arabic tables #3549

nvaccessAuto opened this Issue Sep 25, 2013 · 3 comments

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Reported by fatma.mehanna on 2013-09-25 11:53
arabic braille sense users confirm that they can't read what is being typed on their braille display.
when i asked them to change the input table to arabic, they found out that the list of input tables doesn't include arabic.
note, the output list contains arabic tables.
so what should be done?


Comment 1 by jteh on 2013-10-16 04:25
NVDA can only currently handle computer braille input; i.e. a single braille cell maps to a single character. There is only a grade 1 Arabic table, which isn't computer braille. In order for Arabic braille input to work, an Arabic computer braille table would need to be developed, assuming there's even an Arabic computer braille code.


Comment 2 by mohammed on 2014-08-19 15:47
Hi Jamie.

I couldn't find clear and easy documentation for developing Braille tables in Liblouis. any directions you or someone else can give will be valuable to get me started on that path. P.S. Arabic grade 2 table needs to be developed too.



Comment 3 by jteh on 2014-08-20 06:49
This documentation can be found on the Liblouis website. The section you want is How to Write Translation Tables.

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