Questions related to certifying figures & charts in a translation (US)
Thread poster: Kevin Schlottmann
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United States
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German to English
Apr 8, 2003

I am about to certify my translation of various figures, lab notebook pages, and scrawled handwritten notes. For the most part, I format my translation such that I can insert the figures into the computer-generated page, creating a product that looks exactly like the original.



However, there are a few pages that are too messy to address in this manner. For my first informal translation of the really ugly handwritten texts, I handwrote the translation of the text right above the original German. Is it generally acceptable to certify this?



In addition, I \"translated\" many pages of charts. Instead of typing out dozens of columns of numbers, I translated the header and pasted it over the original, in effect reusing the original columnar information. Is it acceptable to certify this?



Thanks in advance for any and all advice.



Kevin Schlottmann


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