Posts Tagged Photoshop

Localize graphics using Adobe Photoshop CS5

When it comes to translating text, we’re not all that slow. Modern memory translation systems can translate huge quantities of text, accurately and efficiently. Translating images? I don’t think so. Translated screenshots are usually taken by the localization vendors, and is typically a manual activity. It is costly in terms of time and money.

In this blog post, I propose a methodology to leverage data-driven graphics capability of Adobe Photoshop to generate translated screenshots. And because a vast majority of us are technical writers and not graphic designers, I’m also including small tutorial so that you can understand the process from a practical perspective.

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Technical Communication Suite 3 is here!

Tweet Technical Communication Suite 3 has now gone live! Some of the new features include: Robust single sourcing and publishing to multiple devices including ePub from both FrameMaker and RoboHelp environments (TCS special versions). Seamless review and collaboration. Improved cross-product integration. Complete suite supports scripting, thus strengthening automation workflows. Improved search capability in the outputs. […]

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