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Mark Nathan  Identity Verified
France
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Jan 18, 2006

Some time ago my mouse started acting as a Spanish dictionary - displaying the Spanish (in very small type) of any English word that I hover over when I am using Internet Explorer. This is weird because I live in France, the main language on the computer is French, and I only translate French into English.
Does anyone know how I can get rid of it, or better still, change it to French.

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:38]

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:39]


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Claudia Alvis  Identity Verified
Peru
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Google Toolbar Jan 19, 2006

Do you have google toolbar installed? Google toolbar has a translation feature. If you do have it installed, go to google bar options so you can disable or change the language.

If you don't see the google bar, go to view>toolbar and make sure it's not there.

Good luck

Claudia

Mark Nathan wrote:

Some time ago my mouse started acting as a Spanish dictionary - displaying the Spanish (in very small type) of any English word that I hover over when I am using Internet Explorer. This is weird because I live in France, the main language on the computer is French, and I only translate French into English.
Does anyone know how I can get rid of it, or better still, change it to French.

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:38]

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:39]


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Timothy Barton
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The problem with IE Jan 19, 2006

Mark Nathan wrote:

Some time ago my mouse started acting as a Spanish dictionary - displaying the Spanish (in very small type) of any English word that I hover over when I am using Internet Explorer. This is weird because I live in France, the main language on the computer is French, and I only translate French into English.
Does anyone know how I can get rid of it, or better still, change it to French.

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:38]

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:39]


The problem with IE is it installs things without asking you. Get Firefox, then you won't have to worry about this kind of thing happening, and you can go and find some of the many extensions that are extremely useful for translators.


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Mark Nathan  Identity Verified
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Yup, it was the translator settings on the google toolbar - I hadn't noticed there were any. Jan 19, 2006

Thanks a lot


Caliaa wrote:

Do you have google toolbar installed? Google toolbar has a translation feature. If you do have it installed, go to google bar options so you can disable or change the language.

If you don't see the google bar, go to view>toolbar and make sure it's not there.

Good luck

Claudia

Mark Nathan wrote:

Some time ago my mouse started acting as a Spanish dictionary - displaying the Spanish (in very small type) of any English word that I hover over when I am using Internet Explorer. This is weird because I live in France, the main language on the computer is French, and I only translate French into English.
Does anyone know how I can get rid of it, or better still, change it to French.

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:38]

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:39]


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Mark Nathan  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 09:07
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OK, I'll have a look into that. Thanks. Jan 19, 2006

Timothy Barton wrote:

Mark Nathan wrote:

Some time ago my mouse started acting as a Spanish dictionary - displaying the Spanish (in very small type) of any English word that I hover over when I am using Internet Explorer. This is weird because I live in France, the main language on the computer is French, and I only translate French into English.
Does anyone know how I can get rid of it, or better still, change it to French.

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:38]

[Edited at 2006-01-18 22:39]


The problem with IE is it installs things without asking you. Get Firefox, then you won't have to worry about this kind of thing happening, and you can go and find some of the many extensions that are extremely useful for translators.


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Prokop Vantuch  Identity Verified
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Firefox extensions Jan 19, 2006

Timothy Barton wrote:

The problem with IE is it installs things without asking you. Get Firefox, then you won't have to worry about this kind of thing happening, and you can go and find some of the many extensions that are extremely useful for translators.


Hi Timothy!

Could you please tell me something more about the Firefox extensions that are useful for translators? I think I'm aware only of KudoZ toolbar. Do you know any other? Thanks.

Prokop


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