Translator for Edge

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  3. 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.

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  6. Deliver an undo functionality

    For me it's very important to look up for a few or specific words. Using the app the original word is exchanged by the translation but I can't undo it. That means there is no possibility to take a view on the original text. It's a wild mix of the two languages selected for translation

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  7. translate parts of the screen

    Add a function that allows the user to highlight a part of the screen (while the app is in the background), and then have it translated in the app. It would essentially be the equivalent of the camera-based translation feature except that it would translate a 'picture' of what is on the screen.

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  8. add ability to get back the original text after translation

    add ability to get back the original text after translation

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  9. Show both orginal text and translated text at the same time for the selected text with a small pop up window

    Have to use refresh button now to show original text, should really reference from google translator

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  11. Higher than normal? What is normal...signing into a website? This is insane. Captcha entered at least 8-9 times....horrible service.

    Captcha is gotcha! Should not re-enter 8 times. Please correct this. I will look for some other translation page. So inefficient and so time-consuming. I know Microsoft has someone there who can correct this nightmare.

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  12. 4 votes
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  13. Il faut arreter de mettre sans arrêt cette phrase We've detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. Please type in th

    Arrêter de mettre cette phrase :We've detected higher than normal traffic from your computer or network. Please type in the characters you see below to continue translating. Merci
    C'est très désagréable de consulter un site ou un document sans avoir aussitôt une coupure .

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  14. Your capcher to Translate for Edge is not going.

    Your capcher to Translate for Edge is not going.

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  15. Why do you always have to enter a verification code, and not once you can enter the right, why is this so?

    Why do you always have to enter a verification code, and not once you can enter the right, why is this so?

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  16. 4 votes
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  17. How to use the Microsoft Translator while use the Edge to opening the PDF files?

    How to use the Microsoft Translator while use the Edge to opening the PDF files?

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  18. Allow choosing the language to translate from.

    Allow choosing the language from which to translate.

    Currently, if the wrong language is detected, cannot translate the page.

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  19. Fix how it decides what the page original language is

    Currently it appears to decide the original page language using either meta-tags or by reading some of the top text on the page. This doesn't work well on forums where the page heading is English but the posts are in Spanish (or another language). It decides the page is in English and won't let you override it and tell it to translate from the other language to English. It should either scan the entire page looking for non-default language text or at least let us tell it the original language.

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  20. 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.

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