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NAME

       lou_translate  -  A  Braille  translator  for  large  scale  testing  of  liblouis Braille
       translation tables

SYNOPSIS

       lou_translate [OPTIONS] TABLE[,TABLE,...]

DESCRIPTION

       Translate whatever is on standard input and print it on standard output.  It  is  intended
       for large-scale testing of the accuracy of Braille translation and back-translation.

OPTIONS

       -h, --help
              display this help and exit

       -v, --version
              display version information and exit

       -f, --forward
              forward translation using the given table

       -b, --backward
              backward  translation  using  the  given  table  If neither -f nor -b are specified
              forward translation is assumed

EXAMPLES

              lou_translate --forward en-us-g2.ctb < input.txt

              Do a forward translation with table en-us-g2.ctb. The resulting  braille  is  ASCII
              encoded.

              lou_translate unicode.dis,en-us-g2.ctb < input.txt

              Do  a forward translation with table en-us-g2.ctb. The resulting braille is encoded
              as Unicode dot patterns.

              echo ",! qk br{n fox" | lou_translate --backward en-us-g2.ctb

              Do a backward translation with table en-us-g2.ctb.

AUTHOR

       Written by John J. Boyer.

REPORTING BUGS

       Report bugs to liblouis-liblouisxml@freelists.org.
       Liblouis home page: <http://www.liblouis.org>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2018 ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. and JJB Software, Inc.  License  GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This  is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.  There is NO WARRANTY,
       to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

       The full documentation for lou_translate is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If  the  info
       and lou_translate programs are properly installed at your site, the command

              info liblouis

       should give you access to the complete manual.