BrailleBlaster 1.0.10-beta Released

We are pleased to announce that BrailleBlaster version 1.0.10-beta has been posted at BrailleBlaster.org. This version has a long list of fixes and enhancements. Enjoy!

Version 1.0.10-beta, March 1, 2017

  • Corrects a null-pointer exception error in certain, very specific instances.
  • Corrects the page number on the status bar when a print-page indicator is encountered.
  • Corrects an exception error when pages are added.
  • Adds ability to replace an image with text using the print/text view.
  • Using tab to set the horizontal position now respects existing lank spaces.
  • Corrects a problem where page indicator was deleted when blank lines were deleted.
  • Frontmatter, bodymatter, and rearmatter elements in NIMAS books are now hidden as they are not useful and are possibly confusing.
  • Corrects an exception error when Ctrl+end and Shift+Ctrl+end are used in a blank document.
  • Corrects an exception error when guide word style is applied in a new document.
  • Corrects an error opening books with UEB+nemeth as the default braille profile.
  • Corrects a problem applying “don’t split” to certain elements.
  • Corrects an error when attempting to change the braille page number in certain situations.
  • Corrects a problem where using Ctrl+enter moved the page number when only the text should be moved.
  • Removed roman braille page type.
  • Corrects a problem where editing a title page caused text to be placed in seemingly random spots.
  • Corrects formatter exceptions on a couple of specific NIMAS books.
  • Prevents pasting of text within a table. The table editor must be used qwhen editing tables.
  • Removed the “sidebar” style. Box styles are used for actual sidebars in a book.
  • Adds accessibility labels to views and controls within the table editor.
  • Corrects an error when a new line is added on line 25 of a new document.
  • Corrects a problem in the page number dialog where entries are not saved when previous or next is pressed.
  • Corrects problems with transcriber note symbols.
  • Adds the ability to delete page-change indicators.
  • Corrects boxes whoing up as sidebars in the breadcrumb viewer.
  • Corrects mapping of text in a block quote.
  • Corrects inability to change the page type of page t-1.
  • Corrects a missing blank line when headings fall on the top of a page after a running head.
  • Corrects an error when selecting list items.
  • Corrects some problems opening old BBX (BrailleBlaster) documents.
  • Corrects a problem that caused styles to be applied to page numbers.
  • Fixes a performance problem with the page number dialog.
  • Corrects a problem when navigating in the line-number dialog.
  • Clicking on the X at the top of the BrailleBlaster window now brings up save query just like selecting Exit on the menu.
  • Corrects a problem where inserting a volume with your cursor on a print page indicator replaces the print page indicator.
  • Corrects problems deleting line numbers from the line number dialog.
  • Corrects a problem where t-pages were getting print page numbers.
  • Corrects a problem adding a new line at the bottom of a page when the page ends with a table.
  • Corrects a problem applying TOC entries to lists that contain page numbers.
  • Corrects a problem when you search for bold, replace with add italics, remove bold, FNR just removes bold
  • Adds menu option to change volume type.
  • Corrects a problem applying a container style to a container.
    Corrects an error caused by applying a blank string as an image description.
  • Makes the image describer easier to exit.
  • Removed refresh translation from the toolbar.
  • Corrects a problem that resulted in F&R not finding boxes.
  • Corrects missing blank lines on the title page.
  • Crrects an inability to add text within a box.
  • Corrects a problem that caused “Cancel” to fail when leaving the table editor.
  • Corrects an error when searching for “Displayed Block” text.
  • Corrects a problem entering a blank line at the beginning of a document with text.
  • Corrects a problem where applying a full box to a box removed the box.
  • Corrects a problem inserting text before a page break.
  • Corrects prose missing from the style pane.
  • Corrects a problem that caused automatic blank lines to be removed when a running head is added.
  • Corrects some problems entering new lines when lank pages are added before or after.
  • Corrects an error caused when line numbers are added to the beginning of a blank document.
  • Corrects an error caused when the last line number is deleted in the line number editor.
  • Corrects missing blank lines after a running head on t-pages.
  • Corrects an error when you use the line number editor in a document with no line numbers.
  • Shows line numbers that are off screen when editing line numbers.
  • Corrects a problem with braille page numbers when using interpoint mode.
  • Corrects a problem where line Numbers were being inserted in the wrong location when multiple line numbers were inserted.
  • Corrects a problem where pressing enter before a listed table broke the formatting of the table.
  • Corrects a problem where tab were not tabbing correctly when there were two tabs in the same element.
  • Poetic stanzas now show correctly in the breadcrumb viewer.
  • Corrects some formatting errors when blank lines are added after an element.
  • Adds the “Tab” option to the menu.
  • Corrects an error triggered when a list item is changed to body text.
  • Corrects an error that caused line numbers to skip top line in a new document without print page numbers.
  • Corrects a problem that caused elements beginning with emphasis to get pulled up to previous element when wrapped with Prose tag.
  • Adds a limit to the maximum line number to avoid errors when an absurdly large number is entered.
  • Corrects an error caused when Find & Replace was used to replace emphasis and emphasis was already there.
  • Corrects a problem that caused BrailleBlaster to skip an extra page when a new volume starts.
  • Removes using the Tab key to set the cell position. It broke accessibility and confused some users. It is in the Edit menu.
  • Corrects a problem where a line would be mangled if you used the Delete key to remove the text on the line before it.
  • Corrects a failure on the TOC in some books.
  • Corrects some problems that caused errors when scrolling the views with the keyboard.
  • Corrects a problem where a page break before a 1-5 line and print page indicator caused an exception error.
  • Adds the command Shift+Enter, insert a line break, to the menu.