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What are the languages that google translate can support while translating text from images?

How many languages are there that google translate can support while translating text from images/photo such as that on road signs ?? What are the names of those languages??urdu and arabic languages ...
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Is there a SIMPLE (= one click on 1st open page) block for automatic translation?

So, one has to EACH TIME when opening Google go to option to block automatic page translation? Also, each new open page is translated again after a previous page was reset to the original language. ...
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What phonetic notation does Google Translate use?

If you put this Thai sentence in Google Translate... คุณพูดภาษาอังกฤษได้ไหม the phonetic line says: Khuṇ phūd p̣hās̄ʹā xạngkvs̄ʹ dị̂ h̄ịm which - if it were IPA - would sound quite different ...
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How can I use ARRAYFORMULA (or something similar) with GOOGLETRANSLATE?

I'm learning a new language and I recently discovered Google Sheets' GOOGLETRANSLATE function. I thought it'd be neat to have a personal dictionary of translations which I can even annotate. So I ...
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Does Google Translate's free (non-API) service use neural nets?

Does Google Translate's free (non-API) service, https://translate.google.com/, use the Google Neural Machine Translation (GNMT) technology, or is that restricted to the paid API?
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Meaning of clicking on colored text in Google translator

Please, I want to ask you, what does mean when you try to translate a word in google translator, then you can click on the translated word and chose other translated words with similar meaning. For ...
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What does the Google Translate shield icon mean?

What does the Google Translate shield icon mean? How can a word be protected?
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Google Translate inserting extra spaces in original formulas

This behavior is old, but to this day it still happens. If I insert any formula to be translated, https://translate.google.com inserts extra spaces (in my example, from Portuguese to English). ...
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Why doesn't the Speaker icon on Google Translate appear on Firefox?

I opened the Firefox browser beneath in Safe Mode, to eschew Add-ons. Why's the "Speak" icon missing? It appears on my Chrome.
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Why doesn't Google Translate by Speech function on Chrome?

I videoed this hitch on Youtube. As you can see, I disabled extensions and plugin. But Google Translate by speech doesn't look to be working? Step 3 never happens: When told to "Speak now," ...
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A Shortcut for Google Translate Swap Language Button

I really need a shortcut button for swapping between languages in google translate. Do you guys know anything about?
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Turn off Google Translate slow down text-to-speech on second listen

How can I turn off Google Translate's "slow down text-to-speech on second listen"? It's nothing but hugely irritating.
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Why Google Translate translate back not same as the first time I translate? [closed]

I translated "How to use Web?" but if I translate it back to English, it is not the same as first time I translate this. Linked to On-Topic question on Linguistics
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How to make Google Translate keep listening until you stop it?

I'm using Google Translate to practice my pronunciation, but obviously I'm still slow, which means I'll get two words in and it will stop listening. Is there a setting to keep it listening until I ...
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Translation voice speed

How do I change the voice speed on Google Translate? It is so slow as to be incomprehensible. I have tried solutions offered by other all to no avail.
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Google Translate an image, not on your phone

The Google Translate application now supports in-image OCR and translation of text: https://support.google.com/translate/answer/6142483?hl=en but this functionality does not seem to be accessible ...
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Google Translate “swap language” button destroys original source text

The "Swap Language" button (the left-right arrows) is behaving badly. It swaps the text across in the translated form and loses the original text in the process. Browser back button does nothing. ...
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Automatically change target language

I almost always use Google Translate for translating English→Hungarian or Hungarian→English. Selecting "detect language" works well for source language, however I'd like it also to ...
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How to merge phrasebooks of two separate Google Translate accounts

I have two separate Google accounts. Each account has a separate phrasebook in Google Translate. Is there any way two merge them?
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What is the character limit of Google Translate's website translation service?

Using Google Translate, I managed to translate a webpage containing approximately 150000 characters, excluding spaces and HTML tags, from Korean to English. However, for a larger webpage, I got an ...
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Change the speed of Google Translate speech [duplicate]

Is there any way to regulate the speed of spoken words in Google Translator? I find it a bit slow and have looked to see if there is a setting, but I have found nothing.
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Google Translate keyboard shortcut in Chrome

I want to do this: Select some text (in Chrome) Press a keyboard shortcut Get a translation of that text on the same page (some bubble with the translation or something) Is there a way to do this?
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Is it possible to access Google Translate offline?

Is there an implementation - be it either through a Chrome app or native Linux software - that allows me to use Google Translate while being offline?
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How to set Google Translate to show a word's phonogram?

I know it has phonetic but sometimes it isn't convenient for listening. My native language is Chinese. I just want to know how the English word will be pronounced. Does anyone know how to setup or ...
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How can I increase the number of default languages shown in Google Translate?

How can I add more languages buttons to the following selection menu:
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How to get the old Google Translate?

Google Translate changed so when you double-click on the translated text it will make it editable so you can change it if there is something wrong with the translation. The problem is I am used to ...
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How do I prevent Google from killing access to sister/brother sites?

My free portfolio on google.com allows me partial functionality on some accounts. For instance: It allows me to use the Google Mail account almost without a hitch (at times Hangouts will simply ...
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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 es-...
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How to use Google instead of Bing Translation on Twitter

How can I set Google Translate instead of Bing Translation on Twitter? I would like to use the more mature Google Translate instead of Bing, so is there a way to configure this?
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Use Google Translate without mouse

When I want to translate something i do this: Open browser Write translate into searchbar. This makes the translator come up. Click on the "input text" window write something that should be ...
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Google Translate Using Diffrent Spellings of Words

I have a site that is using Google Translate embeded on the site because it will have users of various languages using the site. On the site there are some different spelling for words. Some of these ...
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How to translate a whole paragraph with Google Translate

When I paste one sentence in the left field of Google Translate it gets translated. However, if I paste a whole paragraph nothing gets translated and the right field doesn't change at all. Is there a ...
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How can I submit pronunciation improvements for Google Translate?

Google translate has an option named Improve this translation which is claimed to be a tool to improve translation quality by users' feedback. But is there also away to make Google translate aware ...
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My Google Search results used to include a “Translate this page” link alongside each search result

This does not appear now and I have tried to find a way to bring back that option for many hours today until I am totally frustrated. I did however find some information on the web that suggests the ...
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Annoying translation popups on hovering English text! How to get rid of them?

Since very recently I start getting popups when hovering English text showing me "Original text" as if it was translated. However, the original was in English, so this makes no sense! What is worse, ...
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Why does Google translate “lorem ipsum” to “China”? [closed]

Google Translate parses lorem ipsum phrases (default placeholder text) in a very peculiar manner. Any idea why this is so? On Incognito Mode:
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Charges for Google Website Translator

I am thinking to apply Google Translator on my complete website. Are there any charges for Google Website Translator? And if yes, how will they charge me?
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How can I mark up text to be skipped by Google Translate?

I have placed a Google Translate widget on my site, but want certain elements (resource names and addresses on a resource list) to remain untranslated, while the descriptions are translated. Is ...
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Google Translate : Case dependant translation?

I tried to translate the English noun hint to French and I was surprised to get three different translations, depending on if I inputted hint, Hint or HINT (resp. soupçon, Astuce and CONSEIL). My ...
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Prohibit the translation of pieces of text in Google Translate

How do I Google Translate such that all desired texts are left untranslated? For example, when translating “Have you tried the Clipboard History window” to Hindi, the “Clipboard History Window” is ...
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Set default languages for Google Translate

How can I set the gadget so that it will default as English to Spanish or Spanish to English which is what I use most? Every time I reopen the page, it defaults to English to German and I have to ...
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Google Translate OCR supported alphabets

Google Translate supports input from camera (OCR), but which alphabets do they support? They support Latin for sure, but what about others (Arabic, Cyrillic, Thai, Chinese, etc.)?
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Are there any shortcut keys for Google Translate web interface?

I use Google Translate often and I wished there was a shortcut key for swapping language. Are there any?
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Google Translate asks for Flash

Whenever I use Google Translate I get a notification about Adobe Flash being disabled: Things seem to work normally without Flash, so I don't understand why the translator is even trying to use it. ...
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Can Google Translate translate a language content source code file from Chinese to Spanish?

I had a website written in Chinese but works using English PHP language. I wish to translate it to Spanish, but when I try it in Google Translate, it translates the entire file to Spanish, including ...
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How can I export my history in Google Translation?

I want to print those words or statements that I've used Google translate on. Is there any way to export them to spreadsheet, say Google Docs?
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Translating a Sheets document in Google Drive

I'm trying to translate a spreadsheet I've uploaded to Drive and converted to a Sheets. However there is no "Translate" option for me in the Tools menu, as per this article. My Tools menu: What am I ...
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Reduce “chrome” in Google Translate?

Is there a way to get rid of the top toolbar "chrome" of Google Translate? It takes up too much screen real estate on a laptop screen. I would rather see the translated page only and nothing else.
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How to remove a comment in Google Translator Toolkit?

I am trying to find a way to remove my comments from documents opened with Google Translator Toolkit. Do you have any idea?
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Can Google Translate be used with login into a forum?

I am using Google Translate to register a Russian website. I successfully registered my account but I found that when I use Google Translate, I cannot sign in, and when I don't use Google Translate, I ...