Multilingual Desktop Publishing (DTP)
CSOFT provides professional and competitive multilingual publishing services in over 100 languages. Our desktop publishing specialists work with all industry-standard desktop publishing and graphics tools, such as Adobe FrameMaker, PageMaker, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, and Photoshop, as well as QuarkXPress, Macromedia Robohelp, Webworks, and others. We offer complete support for DTP on Windows, Linux and Mac platforms.
In addition to regular publishing and graphic design skills, our professional, multilingual DTP team excels in the following:
Once translation and editing are complete, our publishing team will begin the DTP production process. The DTP team formats localized text to match the English layout. They adjust fonts, graphics and tables, and update tables of contents, indexes and all links according to international typographical rules and industry standard practices.
There are usually two types of publishing projects: printed and online documentation. Our DTP team has developed a number of checklists for each type of publishing project so that we can consistently provide the highest quality work.
CSOFT is experienced with a variety of documentation formats including:
CSOFT also conducts regular training sessions for our DTP teams to share project experience and to learn new software features, so that we can continuously improve the quality of our work. We maintain a set of internal guidelines for multilingual DTP productions, such as font selection, text expansion treatment and PDF output to ensure the consistent quality of production for which we are well-known.