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 Fonts needed for Braille and Moon

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Join date : 2010-06-21
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PostSubject: Fonts needed for Braille and Moon   Wed Jun 30, 2010 8:59 am

You'll probably be aware that Moon allows people who are blind or partially sighted to read by touch. It is a code of raised shapes and takes its name from its blind English inventor, Dr William Moon. If you wish to create Moon documents, then you'll need the Moon font. You can download it from [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.].

The link provides some interesting reading regarding the Moon font such as how it's used to convey maths, various resources and a forum to air your views.

In order to produce or wordprocess Braille, using a wordprocessor, you'll need to get hold of a Braille font. Over at Duxbury (Braille translation software company) you can download this font for free. To download, click [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]. Follow the on screen instructions. In order to 'install' the font to your computer you may need to be logged onto your computer as 'administrator' or seek help from your friendly technician!
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