Translate issues

Community Expert ,
Oct 21, 2019 Oct 21, 2019

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The whole idea of consolidating forums across languages has some difficult spots.

 

One is the "translate" function itself.

 

If there's more than 2-3 words of English in a post clearly written in another language, it refuses to translate saying "it is already in that language".

 

So a post in Japanese characters or Portugese with "think pad" and "Selection" ... won't translate.

 

Neil

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Oct 23, 2019 Oct 23, 2019

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Yes.  The problem was reported in week #1.  My workaround is to edit / translate the topic title using Google Tranlsate to match the <body> language.  It mostly works but it's kludgey. 

Nancy O'Shea, Product User & Community Expert
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