PDF translation

Format: Self-study training
Topic: DTP - Desktop Publishing

Course summary
Availability:This training is available on-demand

This is a self-paced course,
which means instruction is completed in a self directed manner at your own pace. You can enroll any time.
Estimated duration:
6 hours

• To introduce trainees to the nature and applications of the PDF format so as to enable them to anticipate the complexities of and budget for translation projects.
• To present trainees with the methods and software tools for the translation of PDF files of different nature.

Self-paced course conducted online via ProZ.com's e-learning platform, with instructor feedback in forums. All you need to participate is an Internet connection.
Topics covered during the course
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Course program:
  • Overview of the Origins, Uses and Characteristics of the PDF Format
  • Types of PDF Files and Word/Character Count
  • What Tools Are Available to Handle PDF Files?
  • How to Translate Each PDF File Type
  • Video: Using OCR to process an image PDF file
  • Video: A tour of a PDF editor: direct PDF edition

Course requirements (click here to expand)
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• There are no requirements other than Internet connection to participate in this self-paced course.

• No software purchase is necessary. All the tools used in the course will be available online.
Registration and payment information
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Upon completion of the training feel free to submit a support request reporting this. A certificate of attendance will be issued for you and it will become available from your home profile page.
Created by
Mauricio Coitiño    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Mauricio Coitiño se desempeña profesionalmente como traductor y diseñador gráfico freelance desde hace más de cinco años. Posee experiencia en servicios de DTP para agencias de traducción, traducción de sitios web, diseño editorial y diseño de imagen corporativa. Es Técnico Profesional en Diseño Gráfico y estudiante avanzado de Licenciatura en Diseño Gráfico y del IH Diploma in Translation. Desde 2007 enseña Español como lengua extranjera en International House Montevideo.

Mauricio Coitiño has been a professional EN-ES translator and graphics designer for over five years. He is experienced in DTP services for translation agencies, website translation, editorial design and corporate image design. He is a professional graphics operator and an advanced student of a BA in Graphic Design and the IH Diploma in Translation. Since 2007, he has been teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at International House Montevideo.
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