Translator for Edge

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  1. 99 votes
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    • It should be a built-in translator in microsoft Edge and translate on demand.

      It should be a built-in translator in microsoft Edge and translate on demand.

      41 votes
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      • We’ve detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. Please type in the characters you see below to continue translating

        "We've detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. Please type in the characters you see below to continue translating."

        Why do I keep getting this message? Make it go away

        33 votes
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          Hi,

          Thanks for your message on the translator forum and I’m sorry to read this is happening. Please help us understand what is going wrong:

          Which of our translator services are you using?
          Can you please share a screenshot?

          Thanks,
          Gwenda
          Microsoft Translator Team

        • Side by Side windows with original and translated text

          Provide a way to view original and translated texte si de by side

          30 votes
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          • Shortcut key

            translate when hold Alt (or othe key) and selected text.

            17 votes
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            • Undo the translated word

              after click a word to translate to other language, click the selected word to undo to original word. Click it again back to the translated word. so that can learn the new word.

              17 votes
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              • Inbuilt Microsoft Translator into Windows 10 mobile like Google chrome for Android

                Add Microsoft translator inbuilt into Windows 10 mobile Microsoft edge - browser.
                Check Google chrome in Android - without extension ( It auto translate other language website pahes into Phone's default language )

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                • Suggest to add manually open translation function

                  Sometime, it can not correctly detect the foreign language web site, in this case, I hope can manually open the translation function.

                  11 votes
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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.....

                    10 votes
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                    • Cancel

                      You should provide option for cancel translating

                      10 votes
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                      • original text

                        add ability to get back the original text after translation

                        10 votes
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                        • Please add the ' Cancel text translation' option.

                          After I select a sentence and press ' Text Translation ' I can translate the sentence. However, there is no option to cancel the translation. Please add the ' Cancel text ' option.

                          9 votes
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                          • popup translate

                            please check this chrome extention:TransOver. as an esl learner transover'S translate method is absolutly benefiticial.
                            i like to read the text in English language. but people like me often struggle with word's meaning.

                            instead disturbing the reading process with looking at the extentional dictionary program or website, I feel really comfortable with instant popup on text. so that I can keep going to read without any disturbing concentration things. I am insist about that you should add transover's concept in to the translator for edge.

                            7 votes
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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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                              • double click on word will translate

                                double click on word will translate

                                6 votes
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                                • Partially translated text back to the original language

                                  Partially translated text back to the original language

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Translate with double click on text and in new little windows

                                    Translate with double click on text and show translated word or phrase in a new little window

                                    6 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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                                      • STOP SENDING THE MESSAGE ABOUT TRANSLATOR I DO ONLY ENGLISH WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                        DON'T SEND MESSAGE UNLESS WE ASK FOR TRANSLATOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                        5 votes
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                                        • 5 votes
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