Print Braille with idB in Windows
- Install your Index Braille V5/V4 embosser with the appropriate printer driver. Set-up in the MENU tree of the embosser; page size, margins, duplexing, page numbering and Liblouis text-to-Braille translation table file.
- Right click on the unopened file you wish to print.
- The Index embosser will receive the file; translate to Braille, format and add page numbering.
- The embosser will begin embossing.
Supported file types:
- Doc (including Doc book format)
- TXT (needs to be in UTF-8 format. Most text editors, e.g., Notepad, can save in this format.)
The latest Word format *.docx is currently not supported
Print Braille with idB in Mac OS X
The Index Printer Driver Mac OS X includes support for Index-direct-Braille. Download the printer driver and follow the installation instructions here
- Select your language and grade using the MENU tree of the Index Braille V5/V4 embosser.
- Open your document in your preferred editor application and use the application's normal printer dialog and select your newly added Index Braille embosser to print to.
Applications supported in OS X:
- Preview (can open most documents in OS X)
- Pages (You can print your document directly)
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
Print Braille with idB in Linux
Linux printer driver supports the use for Index-direct-Braille. Download the printer driver for your Linux operating system either for Linux i386
or Linux AMD64
and ensure to follow the installation instructions of the *.deb file in your preferred Linux platform.
- Select your language and grade using the MENU tree of your Index Braille V5/V4 embosser.
- Open your document in your preferred application and use the application's normal printer dialog and select your newly added Index Braille embosser.