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Translating pages, sentences, and words

Translating pages

The browser automatically detects the language on a loaded page and opens the translation bar for foreign-language pages:

  • Click Translate to English to have the browser translate the text on this page to English.

  • If the browser has incorrectly detected the language on the page, select the language manually: click the button
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      Translate from another language<language>.
Restriction. If your browser's language is Chinese, Japanese, or Kazakh, the translation bar will not appear.

Disabling the page translator

If you do not want the translation bar to appear for foreign-language pages:

  1. Click the icon
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    In the upper-right corner of the browser

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      Settings.
  2. In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.

  3. In the Languages section, deselect the Offer to translate pages that aren't in a language you read option to disable page translation.

Disable translating pages from a specific language

You can also disable page translation for just a specific foreign language:

  1. Go to any page in the language for which you want to disable translation.
  2. Click the button
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      Never translate <language>.
  1. Click the icon
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    In the upper-right corner of the browser

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      Settings.
  2. In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.

  3. In the Languages section, click the Language and input settings button.
  4. If the desired language is not in the list, click the Add button. In the drop-down list, select the language and click OK. The language appears in the browser's list of languages.
  5. Make sure that the option Offer to translate pages in this language is turned off for the selected language.
  6. Click Done.

If you turned off page translation for a specific language and now you want to turn it back on:

  1. Click the icon
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    In the upper-right corner of the browser

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      Settings.
  2. In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.

  3. In the Languages section, click the Language and input settings button.
  4. If the desired language is not in the list, click the Add button. In the drop-down list, select the language and click OK. The language appears in the list of languages.
  5. Turn on the option Offer to translate pages in this language.
  6. Click Done.

Translating sentences and words

  • To see the translation for a word, point the mouse at it, then press and hold the Shift key.
  • To translate several words or sentences, select them and click the button that appears at the end of the selected text.

Disable translation of words and phrases

  1. Click the icon
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    In the upper-right corner of the browser

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      Settings.
  2. In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.

  3. Go to the Languages section and disable Suggest translations for selected words and phrases.

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