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  1. Add Malayalam

    I would like to recommend you to add Malayalam language In the Languages list (South Indian Language)

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  2. Again ******** with your typing letters ****! Non of your ******* business what im doing in the privacy of my home! HOW DO I SHUT THIS OFF?

    Again ******** with your typing letters ****! Non of your ******* business what im doing in the privacy of my home! HOW DO I SHUT THIS OFF?

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 4 votes
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  6. 100 votes
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  7. 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.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 1 vote
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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.

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  14. IN GREEK PLEASE ???

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

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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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  17. 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.

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  18. allow it to switch back to its native at any time

    push English or what ever tongue

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  19. 2 votes
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  20. FIX IT

    FIX IT

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