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Microsoft Word
Translate Selected Text or an
Entire  File

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Available in Office 365 and 2019 versions of Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, the translate feature makes translating text a breeze! We will look at a few of these below.

Translate incoming Outlook Messages

If you receive a lengthy message that is not in your mother tongue, it can sometimes take longer to read, and you may miss an important point. To translate a message simply click the ellipsis to the right of the Reply and Forward buttons and click Translate Message. Voila!

 

To revert to the original language, click the Show Original button.

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Translate Word Files

In the file that contains the text to translate click the Review tab > Language group > Translate button and either select Translate Selection to view a translation the selected text within the same file, or Translate Document which will translate the entire text in a new document.

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In the window that opens on the right of the screen, choose the translation language. Then either click Translate to create a new file if translating the entire document, or click where you wish to paste translation of selected text and click Insert. You can also double-click a word in the translation pane to see individual word translations and meanings.

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NOTE: You can find the Translate button in other programs, such as Excel and PowerPoint!

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