SWIFT 5.5 is a Free Product which Enhances
Your Copy of Word and DBT
- SWIFT 5.5 has been released, and it is free!
- To use SWIFT, you need a copy of DBT and a copy of Microsoft Word on your computer.
- SWIFT works with Word 2007 and up.
- You can obtain a copy of SWIFT 5.5 from the Duxbury Systems website.
SWIFT Works From Inside Your Copy of Microsoft Word
- SWIFT is a free application that works as an "add-in" to your copy of MS Word. Using SWIFT, you can send the current document (or a highlighted portion of a document) to Duxbury DBT, without having to manually start DBT and use the DBT File Open dialogue to load the document.
- You can also make multiple, non-contiguous selections in Word and only open those in DBT. This is great if you only wish certain parts of a document to be in braille!
- SWIFT can send the current Word Document, translated by DBT, directly to the braille embosser with no user intervention required using DBT's default settings.
- SWIFT can send the current document, translated by DBT, to an ink printer using the Braille or SimBraille font.
- SWIFT contains a "Style Mapper" so that you can customize the way DBT translates user defined Word Styles.
- SWIFT can save your selected DBT template name within your Word file.
- In the Options Menu (see screen shot below), select BANA if you are using the BANA Word Template (developed by Susan Christensen). Select Standard if you are making use of the Style Mapper. Selecting All Controls is normally only advised for expert users, but doing so does allow access to all aspects of SWIFT.
- In SWIFT's own dialog boxes, such as Options and Style Map, you can press F1 when focus is on a field within the dialog and be taken directly to that point in the Help file.
Click here for more information about SWIFT.