Advance Your Career Through Self-Publishing

Writing a book gives you an opportunity to provide tangible value. It can establish your brand and increase your professional standing. Information professionals are uniquely positioned to take advantage of self-publishing because we already know how to transform source material to online and print materials and because we have editors, designers, and talented peer reviewers in our network.

While self-publishing is easier than ever, reaching your audience and making money from your book is harder for self-publishers; we do our own marketing and distribution so the audience can find our book.
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Localizing your stylesheets – XLIFF in Arbortext Styler

One of the last things that gets localized is your stylesheet. Stylesheets have generated text and that generated text needs to be translated too. (After all, it isn’t “Table of Contents” in Japanese.)

In this session, we’ll show you how to set your stylesheet up for localization. We’ll do a quick export of the generated text strings and then an import of the ‘translated’ strings. And we’ll publish our translated document! Sound fun? It’s super easy to do. 30 minutes is all you need to understand how it works.

Watch the Video

Slides, sample content, and recorded version of this session are available for free to members of the TC Dojo Master Series and to customers of Single-Sourcing Solutions on the Members Website.

For non-members, the video is available for a small fee at Vimeo: Arbortext TC Dojo Channel on Vimeo

Advanced Modules – Managing DocBook and DITA [On-Line Event]

Do you have content in both DocBook and DITA? Are you worried that it has to be one or the other? Two doctypes means two stylesheets, right? It’s not as bad as you think! If you’ve been following the teachings at the Dojo and using best practices, you’re already using modular stylesheets. Come to this session to find out how you can toss up a new stylesheet for a new doctype in a matter of minutes!

Watch the Video

Slides, sample content, and recorded version of this session are available for free to members of the TC Dojo Master Series and to customers of Single-Sourcing Solutions on the Members Website.

For non-members, the video is available for a small fee at Vimeo: Arbortext TC Dojo Channel on Vimeo