this font you will able to write in Braille with Windows (all versions), without any
You only need to type your text normally using your word processing program or your
favourite drawing software, selecting the text and choosing the Braille font 28 dot *
Your text will then appear with all its characteristics (size of dots, spacing of
dots, spacing of letters, words, lines).
Of course you can also directly
type in Braille after having first selected the Braille font.
* For printing, the number of dots
depends on your printer,
ink jet or laser, the number varying between 24, 26 and 28 dots.
This font consist of :
- 48 characters (letters and numbers)
- 8 punctuation marks
- 6 mathematical signs
- 3 signs which precede capital
letters, italics and numbers
Mainly for :
>> The teaching of Braille to those with visual deficiencies and those without
>> The reproduction of text on embossed Minolta paper (thermo-formed) for the blind
(pictures and captions)
For technical and logical reasons
keypad " < " = numerical sign (precedes a number)
keypad " & " = capital sign (precedes a capital letter)
keypad " $ " = italic sign (precedes an italic letter)
The evaluation version is called
The complete version is called Braill99.TTF
How to install with Windows 3, xx
Double-click on "control panel"
Double-click on "Fonts"
Click on "Add"
Select the directory with the Braill99.TTF file
How to install with Windows 95/98
Put the Braill99.TTF file in FONTS directory
Characters which will enable you to test the font are following (Xb99.TTF) :
braille font true type police (15 letters available + capital sign).