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Mahdi Hosseini
Occasional Contributor

Edge cannot translate pages that contain English and another language

Check this page for example, the content of the page is Chinese but Edge can't translate it into English

3 Replies

Hi @Mahdi Hosseini 

I'm experiencing the same thing on Edge insider canary Version 80.0.331.0

I think the problem is that Edge cannot recognize the language of the web pages properly.

 

in the translate pop up:

 

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it says "always translate pages from English", so Edge thinks this page's language is English and not Chinese or Mixed. that's why it's failing.

 

 

then I tried to trick Edge to think that, okay the page is in English, now translate it to another language, say Russian:

 

and it could successfully translate all the contents to Russian

 

Annotation 2019-11-15 123647.png

 

@Elliot Kirk @josh_bodner 

Yes exactly thank you but Microsoft has to fix this problem I hope this report reaches them
Solution

@Mahdi Hosseini We have received similar feedback around translations and are working on improvements based on that feedback. As a temporary work around, try translating the page to another language and back to English.

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