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Translating text

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If you think you're going to be working with publications in other languages, you'll be happy to know there are some translation tools available to you here in Publisher 2010. We're going to take a look at that now, using our Flyer9 publication. We're going to focus on the right-hand side of the page here. We're zoomed in to 150%, so we can read what we're working with. Let's say, for example, we want to make a French version of this flyer, or we want to have a French version right on the same page, so English and French. Well, in that case we have to select the text that we want to translate.

Translating text

If you think you're going to be working with publications in other languages, you'll be happy to know there are some translation tools available to you here in Publisher 2010. We're going to take a look at that now, using our Flyer9 publication. We're going to focus on the right-hand side of the page here. We're zoomed in to 150%, so we can read what we're working with. Let's say, for example, we want to make a French version of this flyer, or we want to have a French version right on the same page, so English and French. Well, in that case we have to select the text that we want to translate.

Let's go to this first description here, under Mandarin-infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil. I'll just simply click and drag over the content that we want to translate. Now, when we go to the Review tab on the Ribbon we have a couple of options. We can go directly to Translate Selected Text. That's the same as clicking the Research pane and then selecting that Research tool. So it's just a little bit of a shortcut. We'll click Translate Selected Text. It automatically opens our Research pane, and you're going to see your default translation languages show up.

Mine is set to English and French. You may see English to English. You just click the dropdown to choose from a wide range of different languages, including French. When you do that, you need to be connected to the Internet. I am just going to use some online services like WorldLingo. Here you can see that you direct translation in French. So if you wanted to use that, just click and drag over that. Use your keyboard shortcut to copy that, Ctrl+C. If you wanted to, just click after "each" in this case, leave a couple of spaces, and paste using Ctrl+V. Now you've got your French version in there.

You might want to just bring that down to the next line, even leave an extra space if you needed to, and you're ready to move on to the next one. If this is going to be used in a business environment, it's probably advisable that you would double-check on the translations to make sure they're accurate using a real translation service. But this is a nice little feature that will allow you to select content in your publication, and translate it to a wide variety of different languages.

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Publisher 2010 Essential Training

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  1. 5m 35s
    1. Welcome
      1m 31s
    2. Exploring the possibilities with Publisher
      3m 14s
    3. Using the exercise files
      50s
  2. 41m 12s
    1. Understanding the interface
      6m 54s
    2. Creating a new publication
      3m 30s
    3. Editing your business information
      4m 40s
    4. Considerations when saving publications
      4m 0s
    5. Adjusting page and print setup options
      4m 48s
    6. Zooming and panning a publication
      4m 45s
    7. Inserting pages and navigating them
      8m 25s
    8. Using Undo and Redo
      4m 10s
  3. 41m 2s
    1. Adding and modifying text in a frame
      5m 30s
    2. Creating bulleted and numbered lists
      6m 57s
    3. Setting line spacing
      2m 29s
    4. Using AutoFit and linked text
      3m 46s
    5. Using fine typography options
      4m 40s
    6. Using Find and Replace
      4m 11s
    7. Using AutoCorrect
      4m 48s
    8. Using proofing tools
      6m 32s
    9. Translating text
      2m 9s
  4. 14m 17s
    1. Using the scratch area
      2m 53s
    2. Drawing and inserting shapes
      6m 2s
    3. Manipulating objects
      2m 49s
    4. Deleting objects and frames
      2m 33s
  5. 22m 4s
    1. Inserting pictures
      1m 52s
    2. Using picture frames
      2m 30s
    3. Adjusting picture appearance
      3m 29s
    4. Manipulating pictures
      4m 48s
    5. Adding captions to pictures
      2m 40s
    6. Inserting clip art
      3m 31s
    7. Using WordArt
      3m 14s
  6. 12m 45s
    1. Changing fill and line attributes
      4m 46s
    2. Layering objects
      2m 22s
    3. Selecting and grouping multiple objects
      2m 30s
    4. Aligning and distributing objects
      3m 7s
  7. 15m 34s
    1. Inserting tables and choosing preset formats
      4m 17s
    2. Changing cell formatting and layout
      3m 46s
    3. Adjusting rows and columns
      3m 18s
    4. Working with text in tables
      4m 13s
  8. 27m 41s
    1. Creating and applying master pages
      4m 49s
    2. Changing the page background
      3m 25s
    3. Using templates
      3m 54s
    4. Saving design changes to a template
      3m 19s
    5. Using the Design Checker
      3m 3s
    6. Using building blocks
      4m 19s
    7. Adding headers, footers, and page numbering
      4m 52s
  9. 13m 20s
    1. Creating a publication for the web
      1m 43s
    2. Inserting hyperlinks
      4m 23s
    3. Inserting bookmarks
      3m 48s
    4. Running web site checks
      3m 26s
  10. 12m 5s
    1. Creating a recipient list
      2m 29s
    2. Inserting merge fields
      3m 5s
    3. Performing a mail merge
      2m 13s
    4. Performing an email merge
      4m 18s
  11. 14m 34s
    1. Previewing and printing your publication
      4m 0s
    2. Setting commercial print options
      3m 3s
    3. Saving your publication for a commercial printer
      2m 35s
    4. Saving your publication for another computer
      2m 6s
    5. Saving your publication to other formats
      2m 50s
  12. 22s
    1. Goodbye
      22s

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