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French Desktop Publishing, typesetting and InDesign translation services by Tilti Multilingual – the highest quality by experienced DTP managers. We provide solutions for:

  • handbooks
  • brochures
  • business cards
  • posters
  • other materials

Our experienced InDesign managers and native translators make sure that the content and the design are brought together accurately, retaining their intended meaning and appearance.

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Specifics of French DTP

The way you document looks like is influenced not only by its contents, but also by the specifics of the writing system used. The French language employs the Latin French alphabet. See further how it may influence the layout of your materials.

French DTP example – handbook
French handbook example

Text spacing

French letters are not joined within a word (i.e. not a cursive script), at least not obligatory. It means that spacing between letters can be applied relatively safely, if the design calls for it.

Font

French uses 16 additional, non-standard Latin letters, that may not be shared with other variaties of the same writing system. If you wish to use a specific font, it is important that it supports these symbols.

French Latin additional characters
French alphabet additional characters

Appearance

The language is written in the left-to-right fashion. If the original text was in a language with the opposite writing direction, the overall layout should be mirrored in the process of desktop publishing.

The average word length in French is 6 letters, which is 1 character shorter than the average. It is probable that your text will be able to contract and expand with much more flexibility. This applies to both dimensions, vertical and horizontal.

Frequently Asked Questions about Flemish DTP services

Here are some of the most frequent questions about the service.

How long will it take to complete my document?

On average, a DTP specialist can process 10 pages per hour. The time may change based on the quality of the files, whether the fonts you supply support the required characters, as well as the general complexity of the documents.

What documents do you work with?

Instructions, guides, manuals, packaging, business cards, posters, books, booklets, and any other documents that you might need.

What fonts are suitable for Flemish DTP?

Flemish DTP requires a font that supports the Latin script. It should also support the following special characters: á, é, í, ó, ú, à, è, ë, ï, ö, ü.

Succesful Cooperations

Computer Science & Tech

Computer-Assisted Translation of XML Files

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Marketing & Sale

Localization of POS Material in Indesign

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Technology

Software Localization for an Online-Shop

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Engineering

Translation and Desktop Publishing of Technical Drawings

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