[Blindmath] new to list with a question

sarah.jevnikar at utoronto.ca sarah.jevnikar at utoronto.ca
Thu Jul 29 04:29:13 CDT 2010


as an amendment to my last message, you want to save the output file  
from inftyReader as a LaTeX (.tex) file.

Quoting sarah.jevnikar at utoronto.ca:

> Hi,
> apologies if this has already been said. I deleted much of the thread
> before reading it.
> What software do you have available? If it's Duxbury, you're in luck.
> Download a free trial of InftyReader. It translates pdf documents into
> LaTeX. It does not translate images unfortunately. Use InftyReader to
> convert this pdf file, and save the converted file. Open it in Duxbury,
> translate to Braille, and emboss.
> Behold your math test.
> Sarah
> P.S.: here's the direct download link for InftyReader.
>
> http://www.sciaccess.net/download/InftyReaderE2831_fullset.zip
>
> to read about the program before download, go to:
>
> http://www.sciaccess.net/en/InftyReader/index.html
>
>
>
> Quoting Susan Jolly <easjolly at ix.netcom.com>:
>
>> You can usually extract text from a PDF file but it is hard if not
>> impossible to get the math extracted properly.  What about having a
>> sighted person read the math to you using Nemeth's MathSpeak while you
>> write down the corresponding Nemeth.  That would give you a chance to
>> practice your Nemeth and also to see if you like this method.
>> http://www.nfbcal.org/s_e/list/0033.html
>> http://www.gh-mathspeak.com/examples/grammar-rules/
>>
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