Accessible Google Translate for Grid 3

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Accessible Google Translate allows you to translate messages in messaging apps into a target language supported by Google Translate, or directly translate text you type.

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From apps that allow translation (Accessible Google Translate and messaging apps) type the message you wish to translate with your Grid 3 keyboard

  • Translate (in Accessible Google Translate, in messaging apps Send)  – go to Google Translate .
  • Back – exit the keyboard.

Translate Text Replying to Messages

 

Accessible Google Translate can translate outgoing messages. When replying  to a message using the G3 keyboard, clicking Send brings up the Translate option. Click Translate to open the Google Translate window

  • Select Source Language – select the language of the message you write. The default is the auto-detected language.
  • Select Target Language – select the language you want your message to be translated to. 
  • Swap Languages – swap the source and target languages.
  • Cancel – go back to the  Send Options window.
  • Paste Text – paste the text you wrote into the Send Source box. The translated text is in the Target box.
  • Finish – paste the translated text into the Send Options window.
  • Read Translation – read the translation aloud. Reading aloud is done by Google Translate (not by Grid 3) and will work only in languages where Google Translate supports reading aloud.
  • Up and Down arrows  – when Google Translate provides more than one translation, use the arrows to browse through the different translations.
Accessible Google Translate - Replying
Accessible Google Translate - Incoming

Translate Incoming Text

 

Accessible Google Translate can translate the selected incoming messages. Access the Accessible Google Translate page from your current messaging app

  • Select Source Language – select the language of the message you wrote. The default is the auto-detected language.
  • Select Target Language – select the language you want you message to be translated to. 
  • Swap Languages – swap the source and target languages.
  • Paste Text – paste the text selected in the previous window into the Source box.
  • Finish – go back to the messages window.
  • Read Translation – read the translation aloud. Reading aloud is done by Google Translate (not by Grid 3) and will work only for languages where Google Translate supports reading aloud.
  • Up and Down arrows  – when Google Translate provides more than one translation, use the arrows to browse through the different translations

Translate

 

Accessible Google Translate can translate text typed using your Grid 3 keyboard. Click Translate to open the Google Translate window

  • Select Source Language – select the language of the message you wrote. The default is the auto-detected language.
  • Select Target Language – select the language you want you message to be translated to. 
  • Swap Languages – swap the source and target languages.
  • Exit without Copying  – skip copy of the translated text and return to the G3 keyboard.
  • Paste Text – paste the text you typed into the Source box.
  • Copy Translation – go back to the G3 keyboard and paste the translation so it can be used.
  • Read Translation – read the translation aloud. Reading aloud is done by Google Translate (not by Grid 3) and will work only for languages where Google Translate supports reading aloud.
  • Up and Down arrows  – when Google Translate provides more than one translation, use the arrows to browse through the different translations
Accessible Google Translate - Translate
Accessible Google Translate - Language Table

Select Language

Select Language table pops up when changing either Source or Target language

  • Use Back and More in the table to browse page by page. These buttons are always available for selection using your eyes.
  • When the language you want to select appears on the screen, use the Select button. This will make all the languages available for selection, and you will be able to select the one you want.

Frequently Asked Questions

Google Translate does not support reading the translation for all languages.

The ability to translate the message you wrote to the desired language is built into all three messaging apps of Join-In. You do not need the Accessible Google Translate page-set to do it. 

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