Also known as translation, an act of making content appear in the user's local language.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
4k views

Metric units in Google Maps?

Is it possible to tell Google Maps to use metric units? I know that for instance the German version does use metric units, but I'd rather use the English one.
1
vote
2answers
50 views

Are there workarounds for when browser shortcut keys break for users with foreign language keyboards?

The shortcut to bring up the search interface in Trello is /, but a Trello user is reporting that the / key on his Swedish keyboard does not bring up search. I've seen this issue with other web apps ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Why do I see Russian articles while I don't speak Russian in Google News?

Where do I configure the languages of articles I want to see? Edit: Here is the context: I am French and I speak only French and English I am located in France No proxy, happens at home and at work ...
1
vote
1answer
79 views

Fix Google showing different language because of hyperlink options

If I click on a link like https://books.google.it/books?id=_b8NAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA317&dq=%22dutch%20defence%22&hl=it&sa=X&ved=0CFMQ6AEwB2oVChMIlvGX3cb1xgIVAlkUCh0C-ApT#v=onepage&q=%...
1
vote
1answer
81 views

How do I localize content in Google Sites?

I'm trying to put together a simple public website and business email account for a family member and I'd like to use Gmail for Work (with his own domain, I've done that for several other family ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

How to display Bing results only in a certain language?

Is there something similar to Google Advanced Search, where you can set the preferred language for the search results, for Bing?
1
vote
1answer
651 views

How can I prevent the Google Maps Country Redirect?

Google maps has started to redirect me to my local country domain - from www.google.com/maps to www.google.at/maps. Is there any way to prevent this without using cookies? Llike the "No Country ...
1
vote
1answer
144 views

Twitter localization: Single tweet with both an English version and a Japanese version

My product's Twitter followers come from various countries. Some want to read tweets in Japanese, others prefer English, etc. I usually post a tweet in Japanese immediately followed by its ...
1
vote
1answer
11k views

How to make google.com not redirect to my country's local version of Google search? [duplicate]

When I try to load google.com in my browser (Firefox), Google redirects me to its local version of Google Search for my country: Notice how, even though the URL is google.com, the page is ...
1
vote
1answer
227 views

Can I remove the limit of number of languages in Google Search results?

I see I can select only eight languages for Google Search results. Is it possible to do a search in all languages?
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Linking to region-specific Youtube search results

Until recently, I used to be able to use different custom search engines on my browser to get Youtube results specific to a certain region. To search for results adapted for Americans, I used: ...
1
vote
1answer
246 views

Translitrerate paragraphs of text

Google Transliterate converts text to local script as I type. However I have bunch of text paragraphs which I want to transliterate in one go. How can I do that?
1
vote
0answers
100 views

Set language of browser for link expansion in slack

If I type in http://lang-8.com/ into a slack chat room on the web version, it comes up with Japanese language text, presumably because that's the default for that web site: http://lang-8.com/ ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

match and lookup function on google sheets match different japanese kanji

Checkout this google sheets: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dw0v_64uN2lCyB7FxfoBmQ5d1OVIBEemxe5TtPaiUFY/edit?usp=sharing Despite the fact that those two kanji characters are completely ...
1
vote
0answers
207 views

Restrict YouTube recommendations to some language(s)

Is there any way I could restrict YouTube recommendations to just English, or better, English and some other languages too? My three years old loves watching cartoons on YouTube. He does not type ...
1
vote
2answers
58 views

Google Maps menu in Russian

I can't change Google Maps menu to English. English is my language of choice throughout Google, but in Google Maps the menu is in Russian. How can I change it to English?
1
vote
0answers
16 views

View (and get a permalink of) a url from a specific country's perspective?

Many sites are either blocked or viewed differently when viewed in different countries. Is there a service (URL-shortner/redirecter/proxy) that lets me link to a specified url and make it appear as ...
1
vote
1answer
304 views

trello translation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I translate Trello into other languages, specifically French? Is there any way to keep me informed about your translations plans? quite a few people in my project speak ...
1
vote
0answers
141 views

How to type Katakana with Google Transliterate?

Google transliterate is a useful tool for typing foreign characters. However I have some problems when trying to use it to type in Japanese characters. It doesn't seem to offer anyway of inputting ...
0
votes
1answer
412 views

Is there a +lang:en option in google search, like +site:<domain>? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I have some shortcut for language and area change in Google search? Is there an option like +lang:en in google search, like +site:? It would restrict results based on ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Change language of Google websites?

Google have set my language to dutch but I hate it for a million reasons and one of these is when something is wrong I could get a lot more help if I get feedback from Google in English. Is there a ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How to internationalize a Facebook Page?

I maintain an product's Facebook Page in English, but many of the customers are Japanese, so I would like to provide a Japanese version of the page. What is the best way to do so? I hope there is an ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How to get rid of Google's language detection permanently? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I access google.com outside the US? Using Chrome 15 on Windows (all tho' I've learned it doesn't matter what browser you use), when using a Google product it ...
0
votes
1answer
322 views

How to search results from certain language in Google?

As of today, I find that Google has changed its interface for filtering searched results to be from a certain language (such as Chinese). I can't find a way to do that. Can you please help?
0
votes
1answer
15 views

How do I stop Google from providing me language localized search results? [duplicate]

For several webpages, Google provides me with language localized search results. For example, I search for bread and I get as a result: www.cooking.example/bread/de which is the German localized ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Character converter between languages [closed]

Is there such a thing? I want to convert a text with latin characters to a text with characters in chinese, greek and so on (not translate, just convert).
-1
votes
1answer
455 views

Netflix forced language localisation

A friend of mine who went on an exchange to Denmark asked me for help, because sometimes he just wants to see movies in Spanish, or at least with the subtitles in Spanish. But he said that every movie ...