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This topic is for discussion of the ProZ.com translation article "Get more out of Google".

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Timothy Barton
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Other functions... Oct 24, 2005

ProZ.com Staff wrote:

This topic is for discussion of the ProZ.com translation article "Get more out of Google".


Would be nice to have some of the lesser known things. For example, I remember reading we can do metric->imperial conversions and mathematical functions in Google, but I can't remember the syntax. I think most of us already knew most of what you've mentioned in the article.


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IanDhu  Identity Verified
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Fagan Finder link Feb 13, 2009

Thank you for enlightening me about Google's finer points.

For the Fagan Finder, I have found a link to replace the erroneous "Eurodicautom" link:

http://www.faganfinder.com/google2.html

In the web search engine connection, I have found a way of "bending" AltAvista UK to search for a French expression and restrict the results to the UK. I harvest with reasonable frequency a few translations of the search terms. It's a long way better than BabelFish:)

Thank you again for giving us a battery of keener search tools.

With kind regards,

Adam Warren (IanDhu)


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