Stages in the localization process

Localize

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This topic provides a high-level description of the localization process using Author, Contribute, and Localize.

Author or Contribute

Localize

Author or Contribute

Stage 1: Create source content

Stage 2: Prepare Localize for use - complete settings for service providers and translation jobs

Stage 3: Translation Job exported

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Stage 3: Locale variants automatically created in the library

Stage 4: Translation Job imported

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Stage 4: Locale variants automatically updated from translation job (translated)

Stage 5: Variant templates created for publishing

Stage 6: Publish locale content

The stages in the process:

  • Stage 1: Create the source content in the library using Author or Contribute.
  • Stage 2: Prepare Localize for working with your translation jobs by completing the settings for your service providers.
  • Stage 3: Use Localize to create your translation job and send it to your service provider. The locale variants for the content are automatically created in the library.
  • Step 4: Use Localize to import your translation job from your service provider. The locale variants for the content are automatically updated in the library with the translated content.
  • Stage 5: Use Author to create your variant templates for publishing your locale content. Create variants of templates and localize text strings or changes settings for objects used by your book for publishing (this may include templates for your TOC, Index, Glossary, Topic, File object, Hypertext Link).
  • Stage 6: Use Author or Contribute to publish your locale content.