At some organizations, content must be deployed in several languages. As you develop content, keep in mind that the default text in the bubbles is generated from templates. If you apply a template set in another language, the template text is "translated" into that language. The templates do not affect other text items, such as user-entered text in bubbles, Introduction and End frame text, web pages, and object names in bubbles. These items must be translated manually. In addition, the graphics that are captured will remain in the original language.
When you create content in a different language you should install the Developer and set the primary authoring language to match the language that you are creating content in. Add your content in the language that you want and make sure all documents that you create have the appropriate language template assigned. When you publish the content, make sure you use the correct publishing style that matches the content language.
Target application screens in each local language; Developer content in local language
In this situation, you need to localize not only the text in the content, but the screenshots as well.
To help you in recording the content, you record the content in one language (for example English) first. Then, create a duplicate of the content and assign the target language and template to the content. Open the application in the other language and use rerecord to guide you through capturing the screens and actions in the localized language.
You can manually translate the bubble text for your content in-house or use localization to package the content for translation. After an exported package is localized, you import the package back into your Library.
If you need to supply content for a language not supported by Developer, you can translate the supplied templates.
Target application screens in same language; Developer content in local language
In this situation, you only need to localize the text in the content. To do this, you should create a duplicate copy of the content and assign the target language and template to the content. You can manually translate the bubble text for your content or use localization to package the content for outside translation.
Note: See the Localize Content chapter for more information on localization.
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