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Tutorials

Video Tutorials new!

Visit our new video tutorials site to see training on the Braille Note in action. Learn to use the note-taker by following along with  an instructor who will take you step by step through the learning process. This special project on learning technology for persons with visual impairments by UB/CAT and the ADA/IT Center at Cornell university.

Text Tutorials

Module

Topics

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module 1
updated October 9th, 2003

Braille Note Overview
Battery Information
Braille Note Controls
Adjusting the Speech
Adjusting the Key Echo
Navigating Menus
Turning off the System

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module 2
updated October 31st, 2003

Creating a File
Moving the Cursor
Listening to a File
Reading the Braille Display

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module 3
updated October 13th, 2003

Opening a File
Inserting Text
Deleting a Character
Deleting a Word
Deleting a Sentence
Automatic Braille Advance

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module 4

The Spelling Checker
Searching for Text
Menus Shortcuts
Printing a File
Erasing a File

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module 5
updated June 3rd, 2003

Organizing Files
Making a New Folder
Naming Files
Opening Files from Different Folders
Switching Between Files
Renaming a File

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module 6

Block Commands
- Defining a Block
- Copying & Pasting a Block
- Deleting a Block
- Moving & Pasting a Block
Embossing

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module 7
updated May 16th, 2003

Using the Disk Drive
Copying a file to a disk
Copying files attached to an email
Importing Files
Exporting Files

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module 8
updated May 19th, 2003

Protecting & Uploading Documents
Using Place Markers
Erasing a Folder

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module 9
updated October 13th, 2003

Format Indicators
Centering Line
Format Menu
- Forcing a New Page
- Changing the Top Margin
- Indenting a Paragraph
- Line Spacing
Underlining, Boldface, and Italics
Finding and Deleting Format Indicators

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Supplements

  • Index of lessons [ html | pdf ]
  • Quick Reference Guide [ html | pdf ]

note: Some powerpoint modules require the SimBraille font available as part of the Duxbury Braille TrueType Font Set for Windows.

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