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Guide of Biblos

This manual describes in detail the Biblos word processor, its features and functions for working with the software. It describes windows, structures, concepts and basic logic of Biblos.

For those who are new to word processing and Biblos, the jargon used may not be entirely clear. However, the manual is constantly subject to changes and additions. Suggestions and advice on how to improve it are welcome.

This manual is written by Giuseppe Di Grande, who owns all the copyright and publication rights, in any form and by any means.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Biblos
    1. Download and install Biblos
    2. First execution of Biblos
    3. Update Biblos
    4. User Account Control
    5. Uninstall Biblos
  2. Open, save and print
    1. Assign a file type to open with Biblos
    2. Choice of the opening filter
    3. Automatically open the last document
    4. The file types that Biblos can manage
    5. Print Page Settings
    6. Print a document
    7. Send the document into a Dropbox or Google Drive folder
  3. Edit, insert and format
    1. Font Type
    2. Type of Paragraph
    3. Managing Page breaks
    4. Add or change a horizontal line
      1. Manage Horizontal Lines
    5. Adding a Braille Context
    6. Taking an image from a scanner
      1. Scanner settings
    7. Setting the Text and Background Colors
    8. Header customization
      1. Header copy
      2. Header paste
    9. Calculate index pages
  4. Characters, dictionaries and syllables
    1. Character customization
      1. Enter characters using Unicode codes
      2. Enter special characters
    2. Dictionary customization
      1. Add a new dictionary
      2. Remove a dictionary
      3. Proprietà di un dizionario
    3. Personalizzare i dizionari temporanei
    4. Personalizzare e gestire le Sillabe
      1. Aggiungere un gruppo di sillabazione
      2. Proprietà di un gruppo di sillabazione
        1. Carattere jolly e sillabe
        2. Aggiungere o modificare delle sillabe
        3. Aggiungere un Alias
      3. Esportare i gruppi di sillabazione
      4. Importare i gruppi di sillabazione
    5. Analizzare le parole di un documento
    6. Sillabazione delle parole
  5. Spelling analysis and recurrences
    1. Spell analyzer
    2. Adding terms to a dictionary
      1. Add to Dictionary
      2. Add to temporary dictionary
  6. Voice and audiobooks
    1. Convert to MP3 or DAISY audiobook
    2. Options- Voice tab
      1. Configure the Eloquence - IBM ViaVoice Outloud Speech Synthesizer
      2. Configure the Microsoft SAPI 5 Speech Synthesizer
      3. Configure the Microsoft OneCore speech synthesizer
      4. How to create files
  7. Internet and services
    1. Internet and internal browser
  8. Typing and keyboard maps
  9. Visualization and customizations
    1. Customizing Status Bars
      1. Adding or editing a Status Bar
    2. Setting the hot keys
      1. The properties of a menu item
  10. All general options
    1. General options
    2. Options- General tab
    3. Options- View tab
    4. Options- Analysis tab
    5. Options- Formats tab
    6. Options- Notes Tab
    7. Options- Sounds tab
    8. Options- Voice tab
      1. How to create files
  11. Other utility tools
    1. Scan and recognize the text of a document
    2. Set the OCR parameters
  12. Blog articles
    1. How to activate the reading of ancient Greek in Biblos
    2. How to open Microsoft Word documents with Biblos
    3. Come leggere col display braille testi in greco antico
    4. Come scrivere testi in greco antico
    5. Come stampare in braille documenti in greco antico
    6. Come stampare un carattere greco in grafica tattile
    7. Come ingrandire o rimpicciolire la dimensione dei caratteri
    8. How to assign a hotkey to a menu command
    9. How to hide or show a menu item
    10. How to correctly align the signature on the right
    11. How to use bold style correctly
    12. How to use indents in documents
    13. How to select text in a document
    14. Anchors for touch, usability of braille documents
    15. How to print in braille
    16. Salvare un PDF come testo accessibile per stampante braille
  13. Support and contacts
    1. Registration of Biblos