file2brl man page

file2brl — manual page for file2brl (liblouisutdml) 2.5.0


file2brl [OPTION] [inputFile] [outputFile]


Translate an xml or a text file into an embosser-ready braille file. This includes translation into grade two, if desired, mathematical codes, etc. It also includes formatting according to a built-in style sheet which can be modified by the user.

If inputFile is not specified or '-' input is taken from stdin. If outputFile is not specified the output is sent to stdout.

-h, --help
display this help and exit
-v, --version
display version information and exit
-f, --config-file
name a configuration file that specifies how to do the translation
-b, --backward
backward translation
-r, --reformat
reformat a braille file
-T, --text
Treat as text even if xml
-p, --poorly-formatted
translate a poorly formatted file
-t, --html
html document, not xhtml
-C, --config-setting
specify particular configuration settings They override any settings that are specified in a config file
-w --writeable-path
path for temp files and log file
-l, --log-file
write errors to file2brl.log instead of stderr


Written by John J. Boyer.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <john.boyer@abilitiessoft.com>.


file2brl (liblouisutdml) 2.5.0 February 2016