Presenting a user interface in the customer’s language should be a high priority from your product management team. If not, they’re not doing their job in my opinion. This article describes some of the language signals you can use to determine the correct language choice for your web application’s user interface.
The questions pop up often enough in internationalization circles so I’ll address them here: 1. how should I localize a language selection list?2. how should I sort it? Localized Language Lists Customers use a language selection list to change languages. You must assume that the currently selected language is inappropriate for some reason. One possible… Read More »
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While reading my latest copy of Multilingual magazine, I found an interesting assertion about creating translation-friendly source documents. One article starts its discussion by stating this: Whenever possible, avoid using PDF files as the source document format for translation. Always try to provide the original file format … [because] PDF files cannot currently be edited in… Read More »