Braille Extender (BrailleExtender)
- Author: André-Abush Clause and other contributors
- Visit add-on's website/source code
|Version||Channel||Minimum NVDA version||Last tested NVDA version||download count since last release update||Last release date||Download|
|21.09.23:cccb2ed (verified*)||stable||2019.3||2021.1||57||2021-09-30 08:10:14||BrailleExtender 21.09.23:cccb2ed (stable)|
|21.09.29-2abab7d-dev (verified*)||dev||2019.3||2021.1||27||2021-09-30 08:11:07||BrailleExtender 21.09.29-2abab7d-dev (dev)|
* Verified: versions that comply with the latest international add-ons community publication processes and are published at the community's add-ons website.
BrailleExtender is a NVDA add-on that provides various features at braille level. Currently, the following features are implemented: * reload two favorite braille display with shortcuts. * automatic review cursor tethering in terminal role like in PuTTY, Powershell, bash, cmd. * auto scroll. * switch between several input/output braille tables. * mark the text with special attributes through dot 7, dot 8 or both. * use two output braille tables simultaneously. * display tab signs as spaces. * reverse forward scroll and back scroll buttons. * say the current line during text scrolling either in review mode, or in focus mode or both. * translate text easily in Unicode braille and vice versa. E.g.: z <--> ⠵. * convert cell description to Unicode braille and vice versa. E.g.: 123 <--> ⠇. * lock braille keyboard. * launch an application/URL with gesture. * braille dictionaries. * type with one-hand from braille keyboard. * display undefined characters from braille tables (including emojis) using altenative representations. * enter any character from braille keyboard (including emojis). * skip blank lines during text scrolling. * and much more! For some braille displays, it extends the braille display commands to provide: * offer complete gesture maps including function keys, multimedia keys, quick navigation, etc.; * emulate modifier keys, and thus any keyboard shortcut; * offer several keyboard configurations concerning the possibility to input dots 7 and 8, enter and backspace; * add actions and quick navigation through a rotor.