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Multilingual Publishing Strategies with InDesign
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Multilingual Publishing Strategies with InDesign

with Diane Burns

Video: Introduction

(music playing) Hi! I am Diane Burns, and this is Multilingual Publishing Strategies with InDesign. In this course, I'll show you how to work with languages from around the world in your InDesign document. First, we'll cover the essential things you need to know about different language groups, and which features come into play in multilingual publishing. Next, we'll look at each language group, from Western European languages such as Spanish or French, to Arabic or Chinese and Japanese, and cover what you need to know about creating documents in each.
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  1. 1m 45s
    1. Introduction
      51s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      20s
    3. Using the exercise files
      34s
  2. 35m 14s
    1. Exploring the world's language groups
      7m 25s
    2. Exploring fonts and character sets
      7m 30s
    3. Working with language dictionaries
      7m 32s
    4. Using composers and composition rules
      6m 37s
    5. Changing language direction
      6m 10s
  3. 39m 6s
    1. Typesetting Western European languages
      2m 40s
    2. Typesetting Central European, Cyrillic, and Greek languages
      3m 53s
    3. Typesetting Indic languages
      5m 42s
    4. Typesetting Middle Eastern (ME) languages
      7m 42s
    5. Typesetting Chinese
      7m 39s
    6. Typesetting Japanese
      7m 39s
    7. Typesetting Korean
      3m 51s
  4. 30m 44s
    1. Language versions of InDesign
      9m 10s
    2. Scripts and templates for ME languages
      5m 12s
    3. Templates for Chinese and Japanese
      3m 38s
    4. Using the ScribeDOOR plugin for ME languages
      4m 30s
    5. Using the World Tools plugin for Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and ME languages
      3m 19s
    6. Using Illustrator and Photoshop
      4m 55s
  5. 48m 9s
    1. Understanding the importance of translation
      4m 3s
    2. Getting text on the page
      8m 19s
    3. Choosing fonts and examining other design considerations
      5m 14s
    4. Choosing the right workflow
      1m 42s
    5. Working with one language per file
      6m 4s
    6. Working with multiple languages running in one file
      5m 39s
    7. Working with multiple languages in one file using layers
      8m 49s
    8. Working with multiple languages in one file using conditional text
      5m 8s
    9. Working with XML workflows
      3m 11s
  6. 7m 26s
    1. Creating PDFs
      2m 15s
    2. Outlining text as a last resort
      5m 11s
  7. 12m 4s
    1. Multilingual EPUBs
      4m 3s
    2. Multilingual DPS apps
      4m 37s
    3. HTML export
      3m 24s
  8. 22s
    1. The next steps
      22s

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2h 54m Advanced Jan 10, 2013

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Join Diane Burns as she walks you through the ins and outs of working with multiple languages in Adobe InDesign. This course explains the differences between the major language groups and considerations for working with Japanese, Middle Eastern, Indic, and other specific character sets. Diane also shows how to install helpful plugins, choose fonts, and select the best workflow and formatting methods for various types of projects. The final chapters walk you through printing a document and creating a tablet app, EPUB, or HTML file.

Topics include:
  • Topics include:
  • Exploring fonts and character sets
  • Working with language dictionaries
  • Changing language direction
  • Typesetting different languages
  • Installing scripts and templates for Middle Eastern, Chinese, and Japanese languages
  • Understanding the importance of translation
  • Choosing the right workflow
  • Working with one or more languages in a single file
  • Using an XML workflow
  • Creating PDFs
  • Setting up a Digital Publishing Suite tablet app
  • Publishing to EPUB
Subjects:
Design Page Layout
Software:
InDesign
Author:
Diane Burns

Introduction

(music playing) Hi! I am Diane Burns, and this is Multilingual Publishing Strategies with InDesign. In this course, I'll show you how to work with languages from around the world in your InDesign document. First, we'll cover the essential things you need to know about different language groups, and which features come into play in multilingual publishing. Next, we'll look at each language group, from Western European languages such as Spanish or French, to Arabic or Chinese and Japanese, and cover what you need to know about creating documents in each.

Then we'll look at the various workflow considerations, such as designing multilingual documents and the best way to put them together. Finally, we'll look at issues related to printing your multilingual documents, as well as going digital with EPUBs and Adobe DPS. Let's get started with Multilingual Publishing Strategies with InDesign.

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