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lou_translate (1)

Name

lou_translate - A Braille translator for large scale testing of liblouis Braille translation tables

Synopsis

lou_translate [OPTIONS] TABLE[,TABLE,...]

Description

LOU_TRANSLATE(1)                 User Commands                LOU_TRANSLATE(1)



NAME
       lou_translate  -  A  Braille  translator  for  large  scale  testing of
       liblouis Braille translation tables

SYNOPSIS
       lou_translate [OPTIONS] TABLE[,TABLE,...]

DESCRIPTION
       Translate whatever is on standard input and print it on  standard  out-
       put.  It is intended for large-scale testing of the accuracy of Braille
       translation and back-translation.

OPTIONS
       -h, --help
              display this help and exit

       -v, --version
              display version information and exit

       -f, --forward
              forward translation using the given table

       -b, --backward
              backward translation using the given table If neither -f nor  -b
              are specified forward translation is assumed

EXAMPLES
              lou_translate --forward en-us-g2.ctb < input.txt

              Do  a forward translation with table en-us-g2.ctb. The resulting
              braille is ASCII encoded.

              lou_translate unicode.dis,en-us-g2.ctb < input.txt

              Do a forward translation with table en-us-g2.ctb. The  resulting
              braille is encoded as Unicode dot patterns.

              echo ",! qk br{n fox" | lou_translate --backward en-us-g2.ctb

              Do a backward translation with table en-us-g2.ctb.

AUTHOR
       Written by John J. Boyer.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to liblouis-liblouisxml@freelists.org.
       Liblouis home page: <http://www.liblouis.org>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C)  2019 ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. and JJB Software, Inc.
       License     GPLv3+:     GNU     GPL     version     3     or      later
       <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | library/liblouis |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+

SEE ALSO
       The full documentation for lou_translate is  maintained  as  a  Texinfo
       manual.   If the info and lou_translate programs are properly installed
       at your site, the command

              info liblouis

       should give you access to the complete manual.



NOTES
       Source code for open source software components in Oracle  Solaris  can
       be found at https://www.oracle.com/downloads/opensource/solaris-source-
       code-downloads.html.

       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source                was                downloaded                from
       https://github.com/liblouis/liblouis/releases/down-
       load/v3.13.0/liblouis-3.13.0.tar.gz.

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://liblouis.org/.



lou_translate (Liblouis) 3.13.0
                                 December 2021                LOU_TRANSLATE(1)