TranScan is managing the process of catalog/brochures translations:
Scan – The software is scanning InDesign document , extract all texts paragraphs and save that list to database.
Export – The software export the list of paragraphs to excel sheet. That excel and pdf will be sent to translators.
Import – After getting back the excel from translators, you import the excel back to database – to the translation memory (T.M).
Create – You select the original English version and the software will be replacing all original text paragraphs with the translation from T.M.
Revise – After copy fit the translated catalog, The designer send back to translators an additional excel and pdf for revise. The translator will adjust the texts that need revise and send back the excel which will be imported again and the adjusted text will be replaced. That stage of the process can be done several times.