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  1. Do not translate/convert punctuation into Chinese characters

    I think this is a bug. The v3 API shouldn't translate/convert punctuation into Chinese characters when translating en to zh. For example (http://abc.com) becomes (http://abc.com), which ruins the markdown syntax.
    It should leave the punctuation as is or at least add a parameter in the API for users to decide.

    I know there is a class=notranslation but that's not flexible for plain text and adds complexity as well.

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  2. Translator API tiers

    While developing my Edge Browser extension (https://github.com/LexSwed/edge-translate) I noticed that there is no way to use the API by a browser extension due to not being able to make authorized requests without exposing a Subscription Key. Is it possible to somehow use a specific browser's API key or logged in the browser user's one?
    Otherwise, is it possible to get no restrictions free tier since the extension is developed specifically for Edge browser and uses Microsoft service? For example if the extension can pass the quality threshold or something?

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  3. 1 vote
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  4. traditional chinese

    The languages API shows me the Azure does not support Traditional Chinese in Dictionary class, could you support this part? or when ?

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  5. Do you support active learning?

    Is there a feedback loop for retraining when translations are incorrect?

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  6. Enable fuzzy search for dictionary lookup

    It will be great to have an option for fuzzy search to find the misspelled words by users. If API was called by the word "boks" for lookup from English, we will receive fuzzy results, which will include "books", instead of zero results.

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  7. Avoid modifying GUIDs

    In a few language pairs, text that is formatted as a GUID (hex characters separated by dashes) sometimes return changed. This is particularly the case for language pairs that have different number formatting, like Chinese and some Indian languages. We have added GUID detection on our side, but it would be nice if the API didn't make it necessary.

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  8. Anrede - Einstellung für Sie und Du

    Ich vermisse in der Übersetzung von Deutsch zu Französisch die Möglichkeit, eine generelle Einstellung auf die Anrede Du beziehungsweise Sie vornehmen zu können. Der Text wird fast immer in der Sie-Form übersetzt, so dass es keine korrekte Anrede ist.

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  10. Translation Support for Kannada Language

    Hi,

    There a good number of Kannada Language content users and i'd love to see the addition of Kannada Language (kn) in the translation service.

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  11. Text cleaning

    How much text cleaning is necessary? Should we leave the punctuation in as-is or we should clean them? How much cleaning? Maybe a couple of examples would be good. This is regarding English and Japanese.

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  12. F0 plan not allowed to deploy model

    Sorry but I cannot realize what the point is if training is allowed in F0 plan but deploy and using the model is prohibited. May I know what can I do with just training the model? Thank you.

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  14. And I had problems with this translator because when I download a language a few days the download is deleted and I have to download it agai

    I had problems with this translator because when I download a language a few days the download is deleted and I have to download it again.

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  15. Do you have the program's ocx application?

    Do you have the program's ocx application? for vb6, or visual net.

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  16. Microsoft Translator support for Sinhalese language

    Our sales teams are requesting that our site and content be translated in Sinhalese. We would love seeing support for this language as part of the Translator API including custom translation options for integrating professional translation memories.

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  17. HELP

    HELP! I am having trouble with the latest update for Microsoft 365 Office ProPLUS. Before the update, I was able to use Translator for live captioning with no issues. However, ever since the school district update to ProPLUS, I can't see the Subtitle icon under Slide Show ribbon. Please help!

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  18. Provide canned alignment for canned translations

    According to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/translator/reference/v3-0-translate#obtain-alignment-information, the user 'will not receive alignment if the sentence is a canned translation. Example of a canned translation is 'This is a test', 'I love you' and other high frequency sentences.'

    Could you please be consistent and provide a 'canned alignment' for canned sentences?

    Always getting alignment information is quite critical for our integration of the Translator Text API.

    Thanks.

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  19. English to modified English grammar

    I'm working on a solution to convert between English and textual ASL (i.e. English with different grammar). I've organized the data but the translation pairs are extremely restrictive.

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  20. Wrong automatic language detection with Microsoft Translator


    1. I'm using this api to translate text: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/cognitive-services/translator/reference/v3-0-translate


    2. When user key in the keyword "tidak", it gets English as detected language, which is wrong, because there is no such word in English. It is a Malay word which means "No".


    3. It is also the same when I tried manually in Bing Translator.


    Thanks.

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