BEST Grant 2019 - 2024
Converting math equations into the appropriate braille format is a complicated process. Along the way there are often questions that arise. This video series provides tips and tricks of the trade that were developed to address commonly asked questions or errors experienced during the conversion process. These videos use the following software applications: Duxbury, EquatIO, Abby FineReader, MathType and Microsoft Word.
EquatIO to MathML
Learn how to use the screenshot reader tool in EquatIO to produce math content for braille translation.
Using MathML to Correct EquatIO Errors
Learn how to use MathML in Microsoft Word to correct errors from EquatIO. EquatIO is pretty good, but not flawless!
Fixing Abbyy OCR Errors
Use Abbyy FineReader to scan math content that contains text. But what happens when Abbyy has recognition errors? Learn how to fix OCR errors from Abbyy using EquatIO and MathML.
Viewing MathML Equations in Microsoft Word
Determine whether math equations in Word are in the MathML format. Learn how to turn on “field shading” to view MathML content.
Importance of Using Control+V to Paste
Examine the different ways to paste content into Microsoft Word and why it is important to use “Control-V” when working with math content.