Join Diane Burns for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying the language dictionary, part of Adapting an English Layout into Spanish with InDesign.
…Regardless of the specific type of project, you might be…working with in Spanish, there are a couple of things, you…need to be aware, of ,when it comes to working with…Spanish text, whether you're working in InDesign, Illustrator, or even Photoshop.…First, and, perhaps most importantly, you need to be sure…that the Spanish language dictionary, is, applied to your text.…Language dictionaries in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, ensure…that the correct spelling and hyphenation dictionaries, will be…applied to your text.…This is especially, important of course in…InDesign, where you'll tend to have more text.…
Language dictionaries, are a character attribute, and, I'll…click in this text here And you can…see from the control panel, that we have,…our language dictionary here, in this case ,English USA.…And, we have quite a number…of dictionaries to choose from, including, Spanish.…You can also select the language dictionary, from…the character panel, it's here at the bottom.…If you're working with paragraph and character styles, and I certainly,…
Want to learn more? Check out Multilingual Publishing Strategies with InDesign.
- 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