How are calculated? It’s quite simple. 1 DIN line = 55 characters including spaces
- In MS Word 2003 click on Tools -> Word Count. In MS Word 2007 simply click on Words: (see bottom status panel)
- Divide the number given for “characters (with spaces)” by 55.
- That’s it! You have the DIN line count.
Bear in mind that MS-Word doesn’t count text contained in graphics, text boxes etc. In such cases it is advisable to use software such as Practicount or AnyCount.More >
The 10 most important tips that will save you time, money, and stress.
Before you begin a new translation project, there are a few – but important – points to consider. This article is meant to be a small introduction for you.
[tab name=1]Planning ahead is “half the battle”!
Based on experience, the subject of internationalization / localization in the planning of a new project usually has low priority.
In software projects, for instance, functional (provisional) prototypes (usually in English) are transformed into production systems very quickly. In doing so, the logic with regard to contents and the suitability of the user interfaces from More >