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Technical developments on BrailleSurf were frozen in 2001 !
You could visit the new projects MozBraille, a browser based on Mozilla or Libbraille, a Braille display library and Braille translation.

This page contains the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Do not hesitate to have a look at it regularly.



  • What is the directory 'c:\Installation BS4' for?

    This directory contains all the files which are necessary for the installation of BrailleSurf 4. It is not automatically deleted, so that you can reinstall BrailleSurf 4 without downloading it again. However, you can delete it if you like.
    To reinstall BrailleSurf 4, start the program 'Setup BS4'. There are 'Setup ...' programs for each of the modules you have downloaded.

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  • How can I change the current braille display?

    When installing the driver of a braille display, a program is copied to the BrailleSurf 4 directory (its name has the form 'Activate ...'). At any time you can activate each driver by running the corresponding program.
    If you do not wish to use a braille display, run the program 'No Braille display'.

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  • How can I change the current speech synthesiser?

    When installing the driver for a speech synthesiser, a program is copied to the BrailleSurf 4 directory (Its name has the form 'Activate ...'). At any time you can activate each driver by running the corresponding program.
    If you do not wish to use a speech synthesiser, run the program 'No speech synthesiser'.

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  • How can I know the number of my version of BrailleSurf?

    The version number can be found in the 'version.txt' file, in the BrailleSurf 4 folder (by default c:\bs4).

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  • Does BrailleSurf 4 automatically launch the Internet connection ?

    It depends on your configuration. We advise to launch it manually first to avoid any problem.

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  • Will I still be able to use my usual browser if I install BrailleSurf 4 ?

    BrailleSurf 4 doesn't replace on any account your usual browser, you can use as check seems to you BrailleSurf 4 or another browser. Furthermore during the installation, it doesn't take the place of your default browser.

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  • How can I uninstall BrailleSurf 4?

    Run the program 'Désinstallation de BrailleSurf 4', (uninstall BrailleSurf 4), which is located in the BrailleSurf 4 directory.
    Warning: the execution of this program will cause the uninstallation of ALL installed modules.

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  • Why SAPI driver doesn't work on my computer?

    Maybe you have SAPI version 5, the driver to use it with BrailleSurf 4 is not ready.

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