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

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How can I force support.microsoft.com to display KB entries in English?

My browser's language preferences are set to (in order): [de-DE], [de], [en-US], [en], which works perfectly okay for 99,999% of websites I visit, since my mother tongue is German, with the notable ...
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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.
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YouTube always localizing

Every time I log into YouTube my country is set to India. I have to manually change it to Worldwide (all) for world trending videos. Can anyone tell me how to change it permanently?
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Alternate to Yahoo's Transliteration Web App [closed]

Yahoo has a nice transliteration web service at http://transliteration.yahoo.com for several Indian languages. It was very handy in devices that didn't offer a keyboard in those languages. Now they ...
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Google Search—set search language

When I'm searching on Google, I usually use English. But sometimes I need results in a specific language only (Czech). So I checked it in settings: But when I want to search, I now have only two ...
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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?
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How to change menu language in Draw.io?

I'm currently in Brazil and using Window 8 in English. But looks like Draw.io decide to use my ip to define the language of menus. The translation is good but I really prefer in English since all ...
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How to make Google speak British English?

Google.co.uk and google.com spell World in IPA differently. But if you press the speak button, both pronounce it as /wərld/ (AmEng). See screenshot from and from How can I make sure Google UK ...
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How to disable Google translating the search query language?

My primary language is English and all the settings are set accordingly but I am fluent in a number of languages and use to search for things in them too. When I write a search query in a particular ...
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How to force Google search to only return English results?

I'm in France and trying to use Google in English only. My Google settings are set to English everywhere: I've also clicked on the link "use google.com" but when I do a search, it still shows some ...
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How to prevent Google from translating familiar pronouns into respectful pronouns?

When translating via Google from German to French, it always translates the familiar "Du" into the more formal "vous". For example, "Wo bist Du?" is translated to "Où êtes-vous?", instead of "Où ...
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How can I disable/reconfigure IMDB's automatic geo-location so it does not default to German?

Since a few months IMDB appears to be "detecting" that I'm coming from a a German IP address and automatically changes the UI to German. More specifically it shows the Germany movie title when it has ...
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How to make Google's interface always be in your chosen language across products - not just search

I would like to reference and revisit the following post - How do you make Google's interface always be in your chosen language? - that has yet to be answered sufficiently. Unfortunately none of ...
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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?
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How to disable local geographic names on Google Maps?

For some reason Google Maps displays local geographic names for each country, even when the country uses non-Latin script, which makes it completely unreadable. Is there a way to force it to show ...
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How to force Google to not mind my location during search

I look for information about Tour de Pologne, the problem is that I want to know what foreign services say about it. I want to watch their videos with their comments but because I live in Poland I get ...
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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 ...
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Any way to auto-add “&hl=en” to URLs of Google services? [closed]

Google tries to "help" users understand English language content in its various services like Google Groups when the reader is located in presumably non-English speaking territories. There are a few ...
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GA, merging results for many subpaths

Recently I got access to Google Analytics account for a certain web application. This web application is multilingual, and language is specified as the first part of the URL path component, ie.: ...
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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 ...
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Alter the wording of the “Is required” notification

In Cognito Forms, when a user fills a field invalidly (or not at all) an Is required notice is triggered (in Russian). How may I alter the wording of such notification? (Also in Russian.)
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Is there any way to set localisation settings in Google Now?

Is there a way to set localisation settings for Google Now? Specifically, I want to change the fact that if I tap on the score of a football game, Google Now searches for "soccer" instead of ...
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How to make Simplified Chinese preferences on Wikipedia stick?

Chinese Wikipedia (维基百科) has the ability to convert its articles from Traditional to Simplified Chinese through a dropdown menu on its top left corner. This is great because although I can read ...
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Why does Deezer default to French (or just does not show in the original language)

I have used http://www.deezer.com/ for a while now and it has always been in English. Recently it is showing everything in French. Google Chrome will auto-translate pretty OK but why is Deezer ...
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Is there a way to change language in Trello? [duplicate]

Because seriously, looking at updates like "User added Enheter for nytenkning" or something (random typeish to illustrate) looks ridiculously stupid. I tried looking at the options, but there was ...
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How can I make Google do one-shot searches in a specific language only?

When I use Google to search the web, I usually get German results first and English results later when I use search terms that make sense in both languages. Since I am German and live in Germany, this ...
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Is there a way to change the language of an embedded Google Map?

I'm embedded a Google Map in my website and it always appears in the user's browser locale language, whereas I want it to always be in English. Is there any way to enforce this? Here's an example:
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Search twitter excluding certain languages

I would like to search the twitter page for a word, but exclude from the results the tweets that are in a specific language. Something like: https://twitter.com/search?q=Ferrari + language english ...
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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 ...
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Internationalization of the GitHub wiki or GitHub Pages?

My project's wiki documentation is on Google Code, but unfortunately on Google Code every new contributor has to be validated by me beforehand, which is a pain. So I am considering switching to the ...
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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 ...
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Google Analytics language suddenly changed to Polish

I haven't configured my language to Polish in any of the Google's sites ever. I am not living near Poland. My account language is English. Even when I'm logged out, Google Analytics is Polish to me. ...
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How to change google applications language?

I used to live in Brazil. But I'm now back in France (my country) and I would like to have google webs apps in French. When I log in to google from a French computer, google sets the language to ...
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Change the google interface language

I know this will sound as a strange question, but I looked everywhere - and I cannot find the problem. When I am logged in, for any google service that I use, google thinks my default language is ...
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Disqus - more options while customizing the text of the comment count link?

In several languages (eg. Polish) there are more than three grammatical cases used for number and noun, whereas Disqus support only cases "0", "1" and "more". What's the easiest way to implement ...
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GitHub in other languages

I came across this post on the GitHub blog: GitHub in your language, but I can't seem to find the option to use the GitHub website in another language. The links in the blog post that append a GET ...
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Default language for Google Maps

When using Google Maps the web often displayed in Vietnamese. (I live in Vietnam.) I want it default to be English. How can I do that?
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Testing website content in different countries [closed]

We have a website where different versions are served to readers based on the country they are from (using IP geo-location). Is there a web app that would allow us to test how the website looks like ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Google docs document in Hebrew and English?

Is there any way to have Hebrew and English in the same document in Google Docs? So far, everything I have found about multiple languages seems to assume that you want the user interface (menus, etc) ...
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Change language on GetSatisfaction?

Is there any way to change the language of page / widget on Get Satisfaction? It's set to English by default, but we'd like to change it to German.
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Google Trends keeps coming up in Chinese

I'm having a problem with Google trends: it keeps coming up in what it looks like Chinese. I tried to eliminate several potential causes: Signed out of my Google account -> still in Chinese. ...
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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: ...
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Why å displays like Ã¥?

Here å is not a problem but it's Ã¥ on this page. Why?
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Setting Google results to stay in a language, regardless of location

How do I keep the Google search results in English regardless of where I am searching from? Google is a genius at knowing what ads to show me and what particular language to show me the ads. If I ...
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How to make all Google products appear in English?

Most of my accounts on various Google products are on English, but some consistently appear on my native tongue, Croatian (for example, Webmaster tools). I don't like this inconsistency, and would ...
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Is there a way to report the wrong translation of Facebook?

I was browsing Facebook in a language other than English, and I spotted an incorrect translation. My question is, how do I report that the translation is incorrect and send in the corrected version of ...