Join Diane Burns for an in-depth discussion in this video Completing the cover and master pages, part of Adapting an English Layout into Spanish with InDesign.
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…We've formatted, all the running text, in our catalog…and modified the type specification, so it all fits nicely.…But, we still need to put Spanish text in, in a few places.…We need to put in the Spanish translation for our caption here, as…well as the Spanish text, on, the cover and on our master pages.…Now, I could open the original translation in…Microsoft Word, and copy and paste from there.…But, we also have,…the text that we need, sitting in an InDesign file.…This is the text that's left, after we used this file, to…format and apply styles to our catalog descriptions, in an earlier video.…
Let's start, by opening, the two files, side by side.…I'm going to go to arranged documents, icon, and…arrange these, side by side, two up, vertically.…Now one thing to notice about, our translation file here, is, it doesn't have…any styles applied. It just has Microsoft Words, normal style.…And, that's okay, because we're going to paste it…into our layout file and use those styles.…So, I'm going to start by selecting, the caption text, and…
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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