Chapter 42. Foreign Languages and Dictionaries

Many people in the United States are brought up with a pretty ethnocentric point of view, and we’re only used to communicating in one language. But working in multiple languages is increasingly an everyday reality. In this chapter we discuss how InDesign compares with QuarkXPress in working with multiple languages, and in customizing the dictionaries used for checking spelling and hyphenation.

Foreign Languages

QuarkXPress is a single-language application. When you want to work in more than one language, Quark requires that you buy a more expensive version of the program called Passport. If you use Passport, you can set language as a paragraph attribute, and then use the application to spell check and ...

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