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Subject:RE: Frame to Word From:obair81 -at- comcast -dot- net To:"Martinek, Carla" <CMartinek -at- zebra -dot- com> Date:Fri, 21 Apr 2006 21:01:07 +0000
Frame does not handle the language in question, Dari.
Could you tell me more about the special setup for Frame, and the name on the company that you use?
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From: "Martinek, Carla" <CMartinek -at- zebra -dot- com>
> Paul wrote:
> >> This is needed by our company to avoid the significant expense
> >> of having a translation company spend many hours formatting
> >> our ugly Word docs that come straight out of Frame.
> Paul -
> Is there a reason why you/they need Word files? The translation
> companies that I work with handle Frame files with no problem, and it's
> a common application for long documents that are translated (such as
> user guides).
> If the translators are telling you that they "don't do Frame files,"
> then my suggestion is to find another translation vendor. They need to
> accommodate YOU, not the other way around.
> My documents are translated into 28 languages -- all but one or two of
> the languages stay in Frame. Frame doesn't play nice with Arabic at all
> (a right-to-left [RTL] language), so I gave them the option of
> converting the content for that language to another program, such as
> Word or InDesign. Instead, the translation company found a way to make
> it work by modifying the maker.ini file and other settings and they have
> Frame working in an RTL environment, which it was never designed to do.
> Carla Martinek, Translation Coordinator/Editor
> Zebra Technologies Corporation
> 333 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
> tel: 847.793.5616 fax: 847.821.1795
> cmartinek -at- zebra -dot- com
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