Translator for Edge

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  1. 10 votes
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    • Stop interrupting my work with asking for a GD password.

      How do I shut this **** off? I'm sick of of this ****!!

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      • Embed instant report system for wrong translations

        I found that extension interpret "US" as "нас" in Russian but it must be US "Соединенные Штаты"

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        • 1 vote
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          • 1 vote
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            • In China Translation of pages is a must. The antispam caption input requirement

              It's maddening! The idea is... remove it. Really what spam threat am I posing translating pages I'm reading?

              If there is a logic explained to me for it, then I'll live with it. But the logic eludes me.

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              • STOP TELLING ME I'M USING IT TOO MUCH, ASKING ME TO TYPE IN A SELECTION OF UNREADABLE LETTERS AND THEN TELLING ME I'M INCORRECT!!!!

                STOP TELLING ME I'M USING IT TOO MUCH, ASKING ME TO TYPE IN A SELECTION OF UNREADABLE LETTERS AND THEN TELLING ME I'M INCORRECT!!!!

                3 votes
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                • STOP PUTTING UP "HIGHER THAN NORMAL TRAFFIC" NOTIFICATIONS!!!!

                  STOP PUTTING UP "HIGHER THAN NORMAL TRAFFIC" NOTIFICATIONS!!!!

                  THEY ARE REALLY ANNOYING!

                  Some of us in this world come from one country and live in another country. We have to deal with languages that need translating all the time.
                  We don't want our workload to be ever bigger because we have to keep typinf in barely readable codes because every new tab we open comes up with the message about higher than normal traffic. Sometimes we have to open many tabs.

                  if this is a problem for you then maybe either stop offering the translating service (this never happens on…

                  3 votes
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                  • מילים ברורות כמו במקלדת. השתמשו במילים כפי שמופיעות במקלדת עם קאפס לוק או לא,

                    אתם עושים צחוק ממני באותיות שונות בצבעים וציורים? רציתי רק לתרגם משהו מה יש לכם קיבינימט משהו באשר לגילאים על ילדים לי אין. לכן רציתי לעדכן בלי הגבלות צפייה.

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                    • Translate text found in images

                      When translating a web page, the Edge browser extension should also perform text recognition on images embedded on the page, extract the text, and then submit that to translation as well. That would make pages like this readable: https://www.okayzhihui.com/partner/125/183.html

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                        • iF I MOVE BACK TO THE UK ....

                          I live in Spain and have friends in France, Italy and Portugal.

                          But if I move back to the UK I won't need the app. Will that solution satisfy Microsoft?

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                          • iF I MOVE BACK TO THE UK ....

                            I live in Spain and have friends in France, Italy and Portugal.

                            But if I move back to the UK I won't need the app. Will that solution satisfy Microsoft?

                            1 vote
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                            • We’ve detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. FIX THIS ISSUE ASAP.....

                              We’ve detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. FIX THIS ISSUE ASAP.....

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                              • Enable Microsoft Translator for Edge in the InPrivate browsing

                                There is no "Allow for InPrivate browsing" checkbox in the option page of the Microsoft Translator for Edge.

                                6 votes
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                                • IN GREEK PLEASE ???

                                  ΜΠΟΡΕΙΤΕ ΣΤΑ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ...?
                                  ΠΑΡΑΚΑΛΩ....!

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                                  • Stuck on English. Can't change source language.

                                    https://github.com/notepad-plus-plus/notepad-plus-plus/commit/f4460075e6fe6400a7d595fa82bab54693d01929

                                    If select a bit of russian text. then translation does not happen.
                                    If choose translator icon in address bar and try to change source language to Russian. The Source language is stuck on English, and the Desitnation language is changeable, but in this instance it should be the other way round, because the extension has incorrectly identified the source language.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Translate image should be an option when right clicking on an image in a web page

                                      When selecting text in Edge and right clicking, Translate text is added to the context menu. When right clicking on an image, Translate image should be added to the menu and trigger the image translation feature like that in the Microsoft Translator apps.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Doesn't translae on new window

                                        It does not translate automatically if you are using new window and you have to keep on going to icon to press translate every single time I open new page.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • allow it to switch back to its native at any time

                                          push English or what ever tongue

                                          3 votes
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