Google Translate

Started by Private User on Thursday, December 17, 2009

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Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:39 PM

Google Translate is the first of experimental ideas we're testing in the new Geni Labs.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:39 PM

Google Translate will translate most pages on Geni into your choice of over 50 languages.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:40 PM

To activate the translation feature, click the Settings link in the header and look for the Geni Labs link.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:41 PM

On the Geni Labs page, check the "enable translation" checkbox and then click the Save Changes button.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:41 PM

The page will reload, and you will see a new "Translate" menu item in the header.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:41 PM

Click this menu to view controls for selecting your preferred language.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:42 PM

Once you select a language, a light blue Google Translate toolbar will appear at the top of the page. Google Translate will being translating the page.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:43 PM

You may view the original text at any time, by hovering over content with your mouse.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:44 PM

After a page has been translated, you can follow links as usual, and each page will be translated after it loads.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:44 PM

You can view the original English content of a page by clicking the View Original button in the Google Translate toolbar.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:45 PM

You can turn off Google Translate by clicking the "x" icon in the toolbar.

Private User
12/17/2009 at 12:45 PM

Return to the Geni Labs section of Settings to turn off Google Translate completely.

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