Word tricks: Setting up a document as a table

How to convert text into a table Select all text. Under “Insert” tab, go to “table”, and select “convert text to table.” Number of columns: 1 Check how it will separate things, and mark what is most convenient according to your text. In most cases, choose by paragraph. If your text is one long paragraph, [...]

By |2018-01-04T17:37:07+00:00January 4th, 2018|Technology, Translation|

My iPad Translation Apps – Efficiency on the Road

I have an iPad ProPlus. I started using these apps on my iPhone as an interpreter, but was dissatisfied with the readability and upgraded the screen size one level at a time. Many of these apps are at least as up to date as my paper dictionaries. They are faster and more reliable than doing [...]

By |2017-10-13T02:48:55+00:00October 16th, 2017|Technology|

My favorite medical interpreting apps, resident on my iPad

On my iPad, I have collected a lot of resources! In this article, I highlight the ones that are resident on my iPad (I don’t need an internet connection to access them). Being resident means that I can use them at any time, regardless of the available internet connection. Monolingual dictionaries: Vox (Spanish). I like [...]

By |2017-10-14T16:31:07+00:00August 27th, 2014|Technology|

Remote Video Interpreting (VRI)

VRI is a growing segment of the interpreting practice. Here are a couple of articles to help you evaluate whether this will work for you. On Friday, February 7, the Cross Cultural Communications e-newsletter included some interesting statements about VRI. Please see a video from Marjory Bancroft with a message about VRI here. Here are [...]

By |2017-10-14T16:14:45+00:00February 12th, 2014|Interpreting Standards, Technology|