Multilingual Publishing Strategies with InDesign

with Diane Burns
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Multilingual Publishing Strategies with InDesign
Video duration: 0s 2h 54m Advanced


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


- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm 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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