Now, let's take a closer look.What does one-to-one PDF>DOC conversion exactly mean?
It means that you'll have your PDF file formatted as DOC, translate the file using your, or your client's, favorite CAT tool, and generate the target translation, which you will only need to quickly skim through to make sure it's perfectly recreated. (By the way, we also process the text embedded in the images by placing on them self-adjusting textboxes. This way, we can ensure that the textboxes will properly stretch to match the length of the translated text). So, what do you think: Should you adjust your approach to cut your costs by 35%
and increase your profits during these challenging pandemic times?What's more, even if you plan for a publication, or if the file is too complex and you will need to work in InDesign in the end, you can still save timeand money.
We are sometimes asked to help our clients with one-to-one PDF>DOC conversion as part of their translation projects using InDesign or other DTP software. However, we do not recommend this approach. For InDesign or similar projects, we suggest the following:
Prepare your file for a CAT tool, in the most cost-efficient way, then translate, and complete with DTP. Let's check another file
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