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News: Microsoft Launches Dubai Font

May 01, 2017 Comments

On April 30th, the launch of “Dubai Font” was announced by the Dubai government. It is the first font developed by Microsoft for a city, and is available in 23 languages....

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Category:
Country Specific
Tags:
Dubai, Microsoft, DTP
Skype Translator: Is It Speaking Your Language?

March 02, 2015 Comments

As a team member of Globalization Partners International (GPI), a translation company that leverages global communication and collaboration tools daily, I became an early adopter and fan of Skype more than 10 years ago. Now it is an important communication tool for all employees of GPI. ...

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Category:
Language Translation Facts
Tags:
skype, translation, microsoft, localization, skype translate
Microsoft Worldwide Partners Conference

July 18, 2013 Comments

I had the opportunity to attend the Microsoft Worldwide Partners Conference in Houston, Texas July 7-11. The theme of the conference this year was ‘Accelerating growth. Together’. The 5 day conference is one of the largest partner conferences in the tech industry with over 16,000 attendees from over...

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Category:
Global Conferences
Tags:
Sitecore, Microsoft, GPI, Translation
Localization for Microsoft .NET Web Applications

March 13, 2012 Comments

Website Localization involves translating and localizing your website content and layout into different languages and locales ensuring all content (Local settings, Date format, Numbers, Text and graphics) is translated in an accurate and culturally correct manner. Microsoft .net Framework provides t...

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Category:
Website Translation
Tags:
.NET, Localization, Microsoft, Website Localization
5 More Things to Avoid Before Translating Word Documents

January 27, 2011 1 Comments

Many Microsoft Word documents are not optimized for editing in English, let alone language translation. Despite Word's widespread use, all too many users have never read on-line help, or have tried "pick and click" trial-and-error methods to achieve proper document structure and formatting. This lea...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Microsoft, Word, DTP, translation, localization
Four Things to Avoid Before Translating Word Documents

January 06, 2011 10 Comments

Most Microsoft Word documents are not optimized for language translation. Although Word is by far the most common source file format for document translation, many people who author and edit documents in Word have never been trained in advanced Word techniques or they continue to cling to bad habits...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Microsoft, Word, DTP, translation, localization

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