Google Translate interfering with WordFast
Thread poster: Phoebe Green

Phoebe Green
Local time: 08:45
Member (2009)
French to English
Oct 18, 2013

Is anyone having problems with what appears to be Google Translate interacting with WordFast? I have WF Classic 6.03 and MS Office 365 (MS Word 2013). When I Start Translation/Next segment, I get a message box from WordFast reading “Make sure your Google credential is correct.” Then I get the usual box to enter the segment translation, but below it immediately appears another box populated with something along the lines of:

GT ▸ { “error”: { “errors”: [ { "domain": "usageLimits", "reason": "keyInvalid", "message": "Bad Request" } ], “code”: 400, “message”: “Bad Request” }}
MS ▸ Argument ExceptionMethod: Translate()Parameter: Message: The Web Token must have a signature at the end. The incoming token did not have a signature at the end of the token.message id=3802.V2_Rest.Translate.2F07F821
WL ▸ TEXTS FOR TRANSLATION CONTINUATION

where the last line (“WL”) is a machine translation of the original segment.

Any idea why this happens and how I can make it stop?

Thanks!


 

Srini Venkataraman
United States
Local time: 01:45
Member (2012)
Tamil to English
+ ...
was there Oct 18, 2013

I had a similar problem in wfp 3.1.5 about invalid credentials- I now understand that GT works only with licensed version and not with demo.

 

Phoebe Green
Local time: 08:45
Member (2009)
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
To clarify Oct 18, 2013

What I want is to be able to STOP Google Translate from volunteering. I just want WordFast to function as before, giving me a blank segment to fill in.

 

Kristyna Marrero  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 02:45
Preferences Oct 18, 2013

Hi Phoebe,

Go to Edit > Preferences > Machine Translation. Then, go to Google Translate and make sure Enable Google Translate is unchecked.

Please let me know if this solves your issue.

Sincerely,

Kristyna


 

Srini Venkataraman
United States
Local time: 01:45
Member (2012)
Tamil to English
+ ...
config issue Oct 18, 2013

Go to preferences and uncheck Google. MT is optional, so you can check/uncheck whenever you want.

 

Phoebe Green
Local time: 08:45
Member (2009)
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
Hooray! Oct 18, 2013

In WordFast, I went to the MT tab and unchecked the "use web-based MT" option. Success!

Thank you Kristyna and Srini!


 


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