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Hi

 

How do I pick a language to translate to, not my "home" language? For example, I have Edge using English as its base language, and mostly if I want a translation, I want it translated into English. But say I want to see how a page translates into French from English. So I want to force a new translation. So far even if I add "French" as a new language, I cant right click and request that translation...

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@Dave Belcher 

 

Hello, maybe this could help you...

Translator For Microsoft Edge

https://www.microsoft.com/de-de/p/translator-for-microsoft-edge/9nblggh4n4n3?activetab=pivot:overvie...

 

I would be happy to find out if I could help.

 

Nikolino

I know I don't know anything (Socrates)

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Alternatively, you can also use the classic Bing Microsoft Translator :)
https://www.bing.com/translator

Nikolino
Ich weiss das ich nichts weiss (Sokrates)
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@Dave Belcher 

The method you yourself found is the solution. so just go to Edge settings:

edge://settings/languages

 

add your language and check this box:

 

fdfsfd.png

 

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@HotCakeX I believe the asker's question was regarding translating a page *from* english *into* another language, not the other way around. This is also a problem I'm having.

I've attached two images demonstrating how the "Offer to translate" option is greyed out for English.

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@Dave Belcher @HotCakeX Ok, I guess I've figured it: To be able to translate pages from English into another language you need to remove English from your preferred languagens in Preferences>Languages. Since Edge runs on the system language (at least on MacOS), it will continue to run in English even thou it's not listed.

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Translator for Edge is already active on the browser by default. And since the intention is to translate a whole page I don't think the bing translator is really an optimal solution.