Translation and Localization for Africa: The Republic of South Sudan
South Sudan, officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa bordered by Ethiopia to the east, Uganda to the south, Sudan to the north, the Central Afri
Is Microsoft Word a Desktop Publishing Tool?
When it comes to design and positioning using the x and y values, you should use desktop publishing software, like Adobe InDesign, to produce a publication that looks visually appealing.
Tips to Increase Productivity During Ramadan
During Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating and drinking from sunrise until sunset and we devote more time to prayers and practicing religious rituals late into the evening.
Creating Master Pages for your Template in FrameMaker
When beginning a new document project, you should always create master pages to ensure consistency and save time.
Steps to Convert Your Scanned Arabic Text to Microsoft Word
Google’s server based engine runs the files stored on Google Drive and with one click, you get your outlined or scanned Arabic text recognized and converted into a text document in Google Docs.
Translation and Localization for Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is located in Central Africa and is the second largest nation in Africa by area, and the fourth largest by population.
Word vs. Publisher: Which is better for DTP?
Microsoft's Word and Publisher tools are applications, which are sometimes used for similar tasks, including typing and editing text and placing, cropping, resizing and rotating images. Does this...
Insight into Design and Layout Programs
There are so many choices out there for document design and layout programs. Which one do you use and for what do you use them for? First think about what your project is. Is it a brochure, a...
New Features in Photoshop CC 2015
If you use Photoshop you know Adobe is always trying to improve their products by really listening to the users. As a result, the UI has gotten better and easier with each new upgrade.
New Adobe Illustrator CC Creative Tool: the Shaper Tool (2015.2)
Late in 2015, Adobe released the lastest version of Illustrator CC. One of the new features is the Shaper tool. This tool will help you create complex designs by drawing, merging editing and...
Google’s New Logo, Why?
Google introduced a new logo on September 1st. The company writes in the official blog "Google has changed a lot over the past 17 years-from the range of our products to the evolution of their...
Adobe FrameMaker 2015 and RTL Features
Adobe FrameMaker is one of the primary tools used for word processing and desktop publishing. It is mainly designed for large and complex documents. It continues to be one of the best choices for...
Adobe Flash CC 2014, No More Support for Arabic
Adobe is a leading company in the field of design and productivity software. Adobe products such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop support Arabic and all other Right-to-Left (RTL) languages....
Machine Translation Blunders
Literal translation can sometimes have adverse effects when the focus is put on the word and not the meaning. A word or phrase in one language in one locale, may have an entirely different...
Adobe’s Arabic Fonts: The Best for Arabic DTP Specialists?
Adobe Arabic font is an OpenType font designed by Tim Holloway with help from Fiona Ross and John Hudson in 2004-05. It was commissioned by Adobe with production by Tiro Typeworks. Adobe Arabic...
Arabic Fonts: The Ongoing Challenge
Well, there are three main issues with the Arabic language and Arabic typography that make it a really challenging language to put on paper or screen with a richness in design.