Miscellaneous

The Words of Wicked Women Around the World

As a women-owned and operated business, wintranslation holds today’s celebrations close to its heart and would like to wish women all around the world a very Happy International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day continues to be celebrated on March 8th every year to commemorate the movement for women’s rights. It is a national holiday in […]

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How To Know If Your Document Is Ready for Translation

So you’ve decided to translate your content? Congratulations! But is your project really ready to be translated? Time to find out! No, we don’t mean is it attached to your email (but you should double check just to be safe). Preparing your project for translation can save you time, money, and many headaches down the road. Here are […]

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On October 6, 2016, posted in: Articles, Miscellaneous, News, Translation Articles by

A Brief History of Translation – International Translation Day

September 30th is International Translation Day! Translation has a long and varied history, stretching as far back as the creation of the Rosetta Stone in 196 B.C. International Translation Day itself is celebrated every year on the feast of Saint Jerome, the first to translate the Bible into Latin and the patron saint of translators. […]

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On September 30, 2016, posted in: Articles, Miscellaneous, Translation Articles by

A Flare Affaire

MadCap FlareTM projects contain a collection of files used to create online help and PDF documentation for software applications. Beside the innocent-looking HTML project files, there is plenty hidden in the other project files:  HTML and XML tags, cross-reference links, variables, and snippets. Confusing? Well, there is more. In software-related documentation, we also find specific terms, […]

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“Le Quinze Août”: the Acadian National Holiday

Partying “Acadien-Style” Did you think that was the French flag? Well, think again! It’s the Acadian flag. Acadia is an Atlantic Canadian region that was formerly a French colony. Historically speaking, Acadia included Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and parts of Québec and Maine. Acadians proudly bear distinct traditions, folklore, and accents from […]

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