Exclude languages in gTranslate

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Sylvia
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Exclude languages in gTranslate

Post by Sylvia »

Love your gTranslate extension!

You think it is possible to exclude languages in the list box? Reason I am asking is this: my board is in Dutch. When I set the translator to Dutch, it will 'translate' my board, including the words that we as Dutch borrow from other languages. I want the Dutch to be the Dutch that is posted originally, not the 'translated' version.

So basically I would like to switch off the option to transate to Dutch.
Also I would like to exclude a whole list of other languages, to shorten the list because mainly Europeans and Americans visit my board.

Thanks in advance for your help.
Administrator
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Re: Exclude languages in gTranslate

Post by Administrator »

Unfortunately the way that gTranslate have written their code makes it imposable, and I feel that my 3.3.1 version is the best compromise.

The earlier 3.3.0 version allowed you to select the boards language (which then would not be translated) but when you selected a language to translate it in to it would only translate the first 2 or 3 posts on the page, leaving the rest in the original language.

That version is perfectly stable if you would like to try it and can still be downloaded HERE

I have made some suggestions to the gTranslate team but they are unwilling to develop the free version any further, I assume that this is to encourage the sale of their paid for version which costs from $10 a month. Obviously I have not experimented with this as it would be beyond the reach of most board owners.

Sorry that I can not help further
Sylvia
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Joined: Sun Aug 06, 2023 3:50 pm

Re: Exclude languages in gTranslate

Post by Sylvia »

Administrator wrote: Sun Aug 06, 2023 4:57 pm Unfortunately the way that gTranslate have written their code makes it imposable, and I feel that my 3.3.1 version is the best compromise.
Okay clear.
Administrator wrote: Sun Aug 06, 2023 4:57 pm I have made some suggestions to the gTranslate team but they are unwilling to develop the free version any further, I assume that this is to encourage the sale of their paid for version which costs from $10 a month. Obviously I have not experimented with this as it would be beyond the reach of most board owners.
Yes, I saw that when I started scrolling through the discussions about your extention.
Administrator wrote: Sun Aug 06, 2023 4:57 pm Sorry that I can not help further
No worries. Thanks again for your great effort!