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How to Translate InDesign Files

InDesign files require special attention in order to achieve an efficient and complete translation. This is because, unlike other file formats, the documents created with InDesign have a main file (with either an .indd or .idml extension) which contains the structure of the document. Complementing this main file are the so-called “links” and “fonts”. “Links” […]

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Translating an InDesign File to Arabic

Translation of an InDesign file can be quite easy, in the sense that no “excess noise” is generated when processing. Since InDesign files are compatible with Trados, they can be translated directly in TagEditor after being exported as an .idml or .inx file. Once the file is translated and edited, cleaning is easy. Even if […]

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Translation-Proof Graphic Design

Oftentimes translation companies like Trusted Translations can take care of the entire production process, from source file preparation to the final file design in the target language. Nevertheless, it’s never redundant to remind ourselves of a few fundamental guidelines for a design adaptable to any language, for more efficient communication on a global level. Here […]

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InDesign Files with Trados

Many of the demands that a client can place on an agency when requesting a translation of a text:  from complying with the style of a translation, to following a certain glossary of terms, to working within the design (or “layout”) of a file.  For this task, it is necessary to have a good Desktop […]

How to Translate Microsoft Visio Files

Computer Assisted Translation tools (or CAT tools) recognize text from a great diversity of file formats, thus are able to calculate the word count and analyze how many of them match those saved in the Translation Memory (or TM, for short), in order to achieve a faster translation process and maintain consistency with previous translations. […]

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Your Very own Interoperability Theme Park

I’ll Make my own Device! In the spirit of these famous rebellious words, I would ask you to take a long hard look at the seamless joints on your cell phone and imagine what frustration it must be to try and open your device, should any of its internal components fail. You could use a […]

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