TED Translator Resources: Main guide

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I'm new: Who can help me?

OTP Mentors

Some experienced OTP translators volunteer to help new colleagues. Check the OTP Mentors page.

Other translators

You can find a list of translators in your language in the Translation section of the TED website.

Language skills

Some of the translators on this wiki have indicated their language skills on through a Babel indication on their user page. The Language Skills Overview page gives an overview of this information.

If you need a native speaker, check the Native Speakers Overview.

Do update your own user page. You can find more info on how to use the Babel template on this Wikipedia page.

Other expertise

If you need translators with a specific expertise, you may find them on the page listing the Areas of Expertise.

Do update your own user page. Click on the user name of one of the listed experts and look at their user page in editing mode to see how to do it.

TED Staff

OTP Ground Rules

This is a proposal! Join the discussion on the Discussion page of this wiki page to share your thoughts.--ElsDK 13:34, 18 July 2011 (UTC)

Working with other OTP translators

Ground rules as to how to work with other translators in the OTP Project can be found on the page on Working with other OTP translators.

OTP general style guidelines

Ground rules regarding the style of OTP translations.

Sound Subtitling Practices

TED Translations are subtitles. If you are not familiar with writing subtitles, please check out the page on Sound Subtitling Practices.

Tips & Tricks about the tools of the trade

Dotsub Tips & Tricks

The OTP uses dotsub as a subtitling tool. You may find the following Dotsub Tips & Tricks helpful.

Wiki Editing Tips & Tricks

If you are not familiar with writing for a wiki, you may find the following Wiki Editing Tips & Tricks helpful.

iPad Tips & Tricks

Do you translate at home, on your computer? Or do you translate on your iPad? Here are some iPad Tips & Tricks.