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  1. https://datamarket.azure.com/account no longer provides my client id and secret

    This is a blocking issue. A couple months ago I created a data market account and successfully signed up for the microsoft translator text translator. I even successfully used the translator before. However, now I need to get my clientId and clientSecret, but the data market website fails when I click on the link to get my secret.

    http://imgur.com/a/BZgIR Here is a screenshot. I click on the "use" button but it returns a HTTP 500 error with no real explanation of what happened. I've reproduced this issue on several machines with several IP addresses. I've also reproduced this issue on…

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    • New Azure Client ID & Client secret?

      Will a new combo for MT plugins be issued at a later date or can someone point me in the direction to find where these are now shown?

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        Resolved  ·  1 comment  ·  Translator on Azure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Check quota

        Hi,
        Previously when using datamarket I could check quota with https://api.datamarket.azure.com/Services/My/Datasets?$format=json

        How can I can check quota now?

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        • Cota Exceeded

          Hello,

          We used the Microsoft TEXT Translator service (Microsoft DataMarket) and never experienced any problem. We had a low traffic: free plan with under 2'000'000 characters and we never get out of quota.

          Two month ago, We move to Azure following this article https://translatorbusiness.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1078534-microsoft-translator-on-azure

          We made the change to Azure and made a few test and it was working fine the first days. But few days ago we found that we can't use the service anymore.

          If i try to get an Access Token (http://docs.microsofttranslator.com/oauth-token.html), I have an error "QuotaExceeded": "Out of call volume quota. Quota will be…

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          • Microsoft/Cognitive-Speech-TTS Java sample not working

            I tried the Microsoft/Cognitive-Speech-TTS Java sample on GitHub. It gets a new access token, using my Cognitive TranslatorSpeech api key. However, the example fails with this error:
            java.io.IOException: Server returned HTTP response code: 403 for URL: https://speech.platform.bing.com/synthesize

            The GitHub example is here:
            https://github.com/Microsoft/Cognitive-Speech-TTS/tree/master/Samples-Http/Java/TTSSample/src/com/microsoft/cognitiveservices/ttssample

            Can anyone suggest what the problem may be?

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            • would Chinese simplified be available offline on my mobile devices?

              Chinese is not available offline. Would we be able to hav Chinese available offline on my mobile devices?

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              • Bing installed. For quite some time the automatic detection of the english page to be listened performs only few linesand not the ful page

                Bing installed. For quite some time the automatic detenction of the page to be listened in English performs only few lines, max 5/6. It appears the following warn:WE ARE EXPERIENCING SOME SERVCE PROBLEMS.REFRESH PAGE......Could please help me and sorry for my poor English.

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                • i have a website and the translator is working but i have a lot of links to other website how can i translate this links from my website?

                  i have a website and the translator is working but i have a lot of links to other website how can i translate this links from my website?

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                  • Hi All, i have installed the document translator Version 1.3 but when i go to settings i get a long "Navigation Failed" message.

                    Hi All, i have installed the document translator Version 1.3 but when i go to settings i get a long "Navigation Failed" message. Any idea of how can I resolve this problem?

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                    • To use on iphone - does it require cellular on?

                      Using iphone, does it require cellular ON or only text okay? In other words, we don't use iphone for calling (telephone), we just have plan for emails and text messaging. We can use Voice with Facetime without cellular on also. Does this Api need cellular ON?

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                      • Provide Sample Java Program to connect Microsoft Azure Text Translation API and get translated text back.

                        Please, provide the sample java program (e.g. like hello world program) to connect with micro-soft azure text translator and get back my translated text. I have verified in text translator api documentation available in http://docs.microsofttranslator.com/text-translate.html but haven't find any information with respective to Java language.

                        Early help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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                        • Translator Text API calls mornitoring is not supported

                          I cannot monitor API Usage.
                          I get the message: "Translator Text API calls mornitoring is not supported"

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                          • Invalid appID

                            Hi

                            I have built a C# web api that translates content on our intranet. Occassionaly, my code returns the following error:
                            "System.ServiceModel.FaultException: ArgumentException: Invalid appId\r\nParameter name: appId : ID=1035.V2_Soap.GetLanguagesForTranslate.1019C20A\r\n\r\nServer stack trace: \r\n at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel.HandleReply(ProxyOperationRuntime operation, ProxyRpc& rpc)\r\n at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel.Call(String action, Boolean oneway, ProxyOperationRuntime operation, Object[] ins, Object[] outs, TimeSpan timeout)\r\n at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannelProxy.InvokeService(IMethodCallMessage methodCall, ProxyOperationRuntime operation)\r\n at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannelProxy.Invoke(IMessage message)\r\n\r\nException rethrown at [0]: \r\n at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.HandleReturnMessage(IMessage reqMsg, IMessage retMsg)\r\n at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.PrivateInvoke(MessageData& msgData, Int32 type)\r\n at WEBSITE_Translator.TranslatorService.LanguageService.GetLanguagesForTranslate(String appId)\r\n at WEBSITE_Translator.TranslatorService.LanguageServiceClient.GetLanguagesForTranslate(String appId)\r\n at WEBSITE_Translator.Translator.Translate(String sourceHTML, String targetLanguage, String articleID, String rtlLanguage)"

                            This does not occur all the time, if i try again it usually…

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                              • Very strange problem with Microsoft Translator making it unusable

                                I am accessing Microsoft Translator Voice to get Dutch audio. Most of the time it works fine. Lately, a new and weird problem has started.

                                It crashes on some proper names. Here are two examples:

                                "Rotta"

                                That is the name of an early Dutch settlement that gives its name to Rotterdam. If I try to get the audio for a sentence or a paragraph containing Rotta, MT Voice crashes with the following error code:

                                "java.io.IOException: Server returned HTTP response code: 500 for URL: http://api.microsofttranslator.com/V2/http.svc/Speak?appId=Bearer+http ... " plus three more lines which contains my ID and access code, etc.

                                Even on…

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                                • Dutch voice has changed for the worse. Why?

                                  For many months, I have been using Microsoft Translator to provide text and voice to help me learn Dutch.

                                  There are two Dutch voices, a male and a female. Both are very good but I prefer the male (who I can hear on Bing Translator. However, via the Translator API, only the female voice is available. I have been asking Microsoft for a long time when the API will be able to select male or female voice. The only answer I have gotten is "in a future release", with no other information.

                                  Very recently, the situation has gotten worse. Randomly,…

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                                  • What is the difference between Key 1 and Key 2?

                                    When I sign up, after my Account Name i see two keys
                                    Key 1
                                    Key 2

                                    So far I am using Key 1 successfully with header Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key for issueToken.
                                    Key 2 works as well.

                                    What is the difference?

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                                      Hi,

                                      There’s no difference. After you subscribe to the Microsoft Translator API, you receive two keys – primary and secondary. You can specify either key.
                                      The reason for two keys is so you can give one out (such as giving the secondary key to a 3rd-party company) and you can invalidate it by changing the key, without impacting your application (assuming you’re using the primary key for yourself).

                                      Best regards,
                                      Gwenda
                                      Microsoft Translator Team

                                    • TranslateArray - how the "text/html" ContentType influecnes translation

                                      Dear forum,
                                      we are using the "text/htm" contentType option to have the better handing of the tag enabled. However it seem the translation also depends on the tag/element name - and tha tsounds really strange.

                                      For example:
                                      Source Example 1: Paragraphs intended only for internal use begin with a {1} tag.
                                      Source Example 2: Paragraphs intended only for internal use begin with a <script>{1}</script> tag.
                                      Source Example 3: Paragraphs intended only for internal use begin with a <ao>{1}</ao> tag.

                                      Japanese Translation :

                                      Machine Translation 1: ___________{1} __________
                                      Machine Translation 2: ______________ &lt;script&gt;{1}&lt;/script&gt; _____
                                      Machine Translation 3: ___________ &lt;a0&gt;{1}&lt;/a0&gt;__________

                                      There is…

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                                      • Provide sample Java Program to translate any text from one language to another language by using Microsoft Azure Text Translator

                                        Provide sample Java Program to translate any text from one language to another language by using Microsoft Azure Text Translator API.

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                                        • API to get alternative meanings

                                          Hello, when I enter 允许 in the bing translator, I get the following in the bottom right-

                                          http://imgur.com/a/mjGPW

                                          These are alternative meanings with their likelihood.

                                          Is there an API to get them?

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