Localization Guidelines for Key Mnemonics and Accelerator Keys
Thread poster: christelle.c

christelle.c
Local time: 04:56
English to French
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Oct 18, 2010

Hello,

I would like to know more about guidelines / best practices for Key mnemonics and accelerator keys' localization.
Would any one have information on the subject or suggest links where such information may be available?

Thanks


 

Olaf (X)
Local time: 13:56
English to German
Check out the free Microsoft Style Guide Oct 19, 2010

The MS Style Guide has a whole section on this topic. Among other things they recommend avoid choosing letters with a downstroke like q and g or letters with accents like é, é, ë, ê, à, â, î, ù, etc.

For more information see the MS Style Guide, which you can download here:
http://www.microsoft.com/Language/en-US/StyleGuides.aspx

Make sure to select the French version. (The guide itself is in English, but some of the topics are country specific.)


 

christelle.c
Local time: 04:56
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TOPIC STARTER
Thank you Oct 19, 2010

Thank you, Olaf!
The information was very helpful.


 


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