Desktop Publishing (DTP) is often the last step of a typical translation project, where the document is given its final appearance before publication either in print (books, manuals, magazines, brochures, etc.) or in electronic form (online, e-books, newsletters, etc.)
At this stage nothing can be left to chance. Even the slightest error can have serious consequences for the final result. That is why all desktop publishing services are performed by graphics professionals working closely with language professionals. This is key to preventing errors from being introduced in the process and offers a final opportunity for quality control on the formatted document in the target language.
The desktop publishing process includes: