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Does Mac OS X have a facility for 6 key (Perkins) Braille typing? That is using F, D, S, J, F & L to type in the various Braille cells (mapping respectively to , , , , & ) on the keyboard. I don't want to have to use the character palette as that would really slow me down. If OS X doesn't have it out of the box, what 3rd party tools are good?

An answer for 8-key input is also acceptable.

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This blog post seems to assert that you can use ControllerMate and a custom script to get the basics to work – dstarh Nov 13 '12 at 21:34

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