Adapting an English Layout into Spanish with InDesign
Video: WelcomeShows how to adapt an English language design to Spanish, covering everything from translation to copyfitting.
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As more economies, communities, and businesses go "global," more designers are being asked to adapt their layouts to work with different languages. This course will help you adapt English language design to Spanish, covering everything from translation to copyfitting, even if you don't know "hola" from "hello." Diane Burns shows you how to take three examples (an existing sign, a flyer, and a catalog created in InDesign) and successfully convert them to Spanish. Along the way, she shares InDesign tips that will make you more productive in any language.
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- How to get your text translated
- Prepping files for translation
- Inserting special characters in Spanish text
- Creating a bilingual sign
- Setting up different languages on different layers
- Formatting Spanish text
- Translating image files
Hello, I'm Diane Burns, and welcome to Adapting an English Layout into Spanish. In this course you'll learn everything you need to know to work with layouts that include text in Spanish, starting with how to get your English text translated into Spanish, and the most efficient way to include text in your layout. First, we'll create a series of bilingual signage, in both English and Spanish, followed by the creation of a single page flyer, from an English original.
Finally, we'll work with a more complex longer document, and learn the best techniques for localizing a catalog into Spanish. We'll cover some helpful InDesign tips too, that will make you more productive in any language. So let's get started with adapting an English layout into Spanish
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