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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)  2017 ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. and JJB Software, Inc.
       License     GPLv3+:     GNU     GPL     version     3     or      later
       <http://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
       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/v3.5.0/liblouis-3.5.0.tar.gz

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



lou_translate (Liblouis) 3.5.0
                                  August 2018                 LOU_TRANSLATE(1)