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

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Is there a way to tell Google to speak to me in English, instead of German? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to test google.com outside the US? I live in Switzerland, and Google insists on speaking to me in German instead of English. I don't understand German. It's so ...
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Can I translate Trello into other languages, specifically French?

Is there a way to translate Trello in other languages? I'm looking for French translation in particular. Or is it possible to do this translation myself?
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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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Internationalization of a Google Form

I have written a Google Form for my French-language website, with French-written fields. Problem: All the generic text is still in English, for instance "Required" or "Go back to the form". ...
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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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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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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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Why does the internet think I'm French?

Whenever I visit a new site, mostly social network or 'shop' sites, the page defaults to the French language, despite my IP being English. This also occurs when I'm on different computers, and when my ...
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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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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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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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Is there a web application for phonetic English word searches?

Is there a web application for doing phonetic English word searches? For example, if I search for words that contain the syllable "feet", I'd want my results to include: Feet Feat Fetal Defeat I ...
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Any way to auto-add “&hl=en” to URLs of Google services?

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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Why å displays like Ã¥?

Here å is not a problem but it's Ã¥ on this page. Why?
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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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How do I change the interface language in Google Groups?

Today I logged into Google Groups and, to my horror, that the interface language changed to Hebrew, probably because I'm accessing the site from Israel. (I speak Hebrew, but rather not use it on the ...
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Are there datasets/frameworks available that map countries to neighbouring ones, spoken languages, currencies, notations?

I am using the IP address to detect countries, and browser headers to detect language. But when it comes to having the user override these, it would be good interface design to: let them select ...
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Netflix — How to Stream in Different Language?

There are lots of DVDs that have foreign language audio on the disc (ie foreign films might have English audio). Is it possible to stream a movie on Instant Play with an alternate language? Or do ...
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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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Bilingual blog: Wordpress, Tumblr, or Blogger?

I'm helping a Korean artist setup an internet blog to showcase her work. Since her goal is to have her blog in both English and Korean, my question is: which of these platforms better supports ...
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Pandora is playing songs in the wrong language

I'm trying to create a new Pandora station with the song "Enrique Iglesias - I Like It" as the seed. The problem is that all the songs that come up are in Spanish, even though the song seed is in ...
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Translation Crowdsourcing for JavaScript apps? [closed]

There seem to be a good number of translation web services popping up that allow for crowdsourcing of applications and provide APIs to keep language files (primarily po and yaml) in sync. For us ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get Google definition search in other languages?

The previous version of Google's definition: search, showed some language options, so I could lookup the definition of a term in other languages. But since they updated it, I can't find those options ...
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Is there an official localized Twitter web app?

Is Twitter site only in English?
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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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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?
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...