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NATBRAILLE(1) General Commands Manual NATBRAILLE(1)


natbraille - French braille typesetting


natbraille -g | --gui
natbraille [options] -f source -t dest


NAT is braille translation engine that can translate into transcribed French braille:

mathml with MathType


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.

-?, -h, --help
Show summary of options.
Set configuration file.
Set source file.
Set braille table.
Use hyphenation.
Use dirty hyphenation.
Set line length
Transcribe as abbreged
Transcribe litterary contents
Transcribe math contents
Use special trigonometric notation
Transcribe musical contents.
Loads graphical interface
Debug verbosity
Input file encoding.
Output file encodoutg.
No console output
Sets destination file.


natbraille was written by Bruno Mascret <> and the Nat team.

This manual page was written by Samuel Thibault <>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).

October 18, 2009