BrailleBlaster 1.0.7-beta

We are pleased to announce the release of BrailleBlaster 1.0.7-beta. This includes a lot of corrections to various issues, listed below. You may download the new version from BrailleBlaster.org

We are very grateful for those who have helped us by reporting issues, but we would like more of you to participate. Please consider joining the beta mailing list by sending an email to . You may also report issues by writing to . We also have a general email address for communicating with the BrailleBlaster team, . Only with your participation can BrailleBlaster become the tool we all need and want.

Regards,
The BrailleBlaster Team

Version 1.0.7-beta

Features

  • Adds the ability to include the style when cutting and pasting text.
  • Adds a way to edit and delete line numbers with the new style panel.
  • Adds the ability to scroll text in the six-key image description area.
  • Adds identification of emphasis type in breadcrumbs.
  • Emphasis now appears nested in breadcrumbs. Previously only one emphasis type appeared in breadcrumbs.
  • Adds Apply and Cancel buttons in a separate area to help with editing multiple production notes.
  • Adds the table style name to the Style Panel.
  • Adds a warning that auto generated symbols can overwrite user added symbols in the Special symbols page.

Bug Fixes

  • Corrects a problem inserting a new line for an explicit line break before a page break. Previously, this made the next element align left when it should maintain its horizontal position with the previous item.
  • Corrects a problem that could make the views position incorrectly.
  • Corrects a problem adding new lines manually.
  • Corrects a problem where adding line numbers in prose made the line number not respect the margins.
  • Corrects a problem that let BrailleBlaster put two line numbers on a line.
  • Corrects a problem that prevented you from using the Backspace key to change the indent.
  • Corrects a problem with formatting when deleting lines in a list.
  • Corrects a problem that showed page numbers incorrectly in the braille preview.
  • Corrects a problem that prevented BrailleBlaster from opening NIMAS files from bookshare.org.
  • Corrects a problem where BrailleBlaster was skipping lines even if there was not a page number on the line.
  • Corrects a problem preventing you from inserting additional line numbers.
  • Corrects a problem that kept you from turning off the print and braille views.
  • Corrects exceptions in six-key entry.
  • Corrects a problem reformatting for the table of contents builder.
  • Corrects a problem where the image describer dialog was larger than the window in which it was contained.
  • Corrects a problem when selecting text that included a table.
  • Corrects a problem occurred when inserting a list inside another list.
  • Corrects a problem that prevented production notes from showing up.
  • Corrects a problem that caused styles to behave inconsistently after page numbers.
  • Corrects a problem when removing all emphasis.
  • Corrects a problem formatting linear tables.
  • Corrects a problem where transcriber note symbols were adding extra spaces.
  • Corrects a problem that prevented you from using Ctrl+Enter before a print page indicator.
  • Corrects a problem that caused the program to slow down after using Ctrl+Enter in a large title.
  • Corrects a problem that prevented you from using line number tools.
  • Corrects a problem that prevented the find command from finding elements that were not visible.
  • Corrects a problem where the scroll bar wasn’t working in Edit Production Notes.
  • Corrects a problem where the Style Panel conflicted with a document with a running head.
  • Corrects a problem generating a table of contents with TOC place holders to volumes that do not yet exist.
  • Corrects a problem with placing an End of Volume statement on the print page indicator.
  • Corrects a problem that could add extra spaces after publisher line numbers.
  • Corrects a problem where incidental notes were called reference notes.