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May 13, 2010

Google Translate Annoyance

One of the most annoying issues with Google Translate is that it's very difficult to copy the translated version of a web page. Translate a web page, copy some text, paste it in a text editor and you'll notice that, before each translated phrase, there's the original version of the phrase.

Fortunately, you can properly copy some text from a translated page if you use the translation feature from Google Toolbar or from Google Chrome. Microsoft's translation service has a more flexible interface and it doesn't mix the translated text with the original text.


  1. well nice solution.I am gonna try it then. :-)

  2. Really useful.I will definitely try it

  3. It seems that Google does not support the translation shortcut [en:de photo] in websearch anymore. [translate photo to German] still works.