natbraille(1) French braille typesetting


natbraille -g | --gui
natbraille [options] -f source -t dest


NAT is braille translation engine that can translate into transcribed French braille:

Text documents
OpenOffice 1 and 2 documents, including equations.
Microsoft Word documents saved as text, whose equations have been converted to
mathml with MathType
Simple HTML documents which respect norms.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.
-?, -h, --help
Show summary of options.
-c, --config <sourcefile>
Set configuration file.
-f, --from <sourcefile>
Set source file.
Set braille table.
--fi-hyphenation true|false
Use hyphenation.
--fi-hyphenation-dirty true|false
Use dirty hyphenation.
--fi-line-length number
Set line length
--fi-litt-abbreg true|false
Transcribe as abbreged
--fi-litt-transcribe true|false
Transcribe litterary contents
--fi-math-transcribe true|false
Transcribe math contents
--fi-math-use-trigo-notation true|false
Use special trigonometric notation
--fi-music-transcribe true|false
Transcribe musical contents.
-g, --gui
Loads graphical interface
--ge-log-level 1|2|3
Debug verbosity
--in-encoding encoding
Input file encoding.
--out-encoding encoding
Output file encodoutg.
-q, --quiet
No console output
-t, --to <destfile>
Sets destination file.


natbraille was written by Bruno Mascret <[email protected]> and the Nat team.

This manual page was written by Samuel Thibault <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).