Dictionary Anywhere
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"Dictionary Anywhere" provides access to a floating multilingual Google Translate panel on any webpage. This add-on injects an ifram containing Google Translate only when a translation is requested. To request a translation, select a word or phrase and then click on the bubble that appears on top of the selection area. Using this extension you can get in-page translation as well as pronunciation. At the bottom of the iframe, there are two links to open the desktop version of Google Translate and Google Search prefixed with 'define' keyboard.
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Features

FAQs

  1. What's new in this version?

    See the version history page at the Firefox add-ons site for details about this update.

  2. How can I access the translation panel

    After installation, select a word or phrase in current page. A translation bubble appears right above your mouse. Select the bubble and wait for a few seconds for the translator to load.

    Note for Opera and Safari users: After installation you need to refresh the page once for the translation bubble to appear.

  3. Does the extension have an option page?

    No, currently, there is no option page for the translator.

  4. How does the extension work?

    This extension provides access to Google Translate website anywhere. After the translation bubble is clicked, a panel containing Google Translate is generated in the current page.

  5. What is Google Translate?

    Google Translate is a multilingual service provided by Google Inc. to translate written text from one language into another. It supports 90 languages. For more information check this Wikipedia page.

  6. Why after installation the panel is empty on some pages?

    This is due to "Content-Security-Policy" on some pages. You need to refresh the page to let the extension manipulate "Content-Security-Policy" to allow translate.google.com.

  7. Why does "Dictionary Anywhere" is not working in the Firefox's Reading Mode?

    “Dictionary Anywhere” is a WebExtension. WebExtensions in general do not have access to the following pages:

    • Web sores pages like addons.mozilla.org for Firefox, chrome.google.com for Chrome and addons.opera.com for Opera
    • Internal pages like about:blank, about:addons and chrome://extensions
    • Extension pages like reader view on Firefox

    Unfortunetly this is a limitation of the API and there is no workaround for it.

Reviews

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    Example: <a href="http://add0n.com">a sample link</a>

  • <pre><code> Syntax Highlighting (Supported languages: Bash, JSON, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS).

    Example: <pre><code class="javascript">var foo = 'bar';</code></pre>

  • <strong> Defines bold text
  • <blockquote> Defines a long quotation
  • <caption> Defines a table caption
  • <cite> Defines a citation
  • <em> Defines italic text
  • <p> Defines a paragraph
  • <span> Defines a section in a document
  • <s> Defines strikethrough text
  • <strike> Defines strikethrough text
  • <u> Defines underlined text
  • <br> Defines a single line break; can be used alone and don't need an ending tag

Editorial Review

Google translate is a service provided by Google, to make text written in foreign languages understandable to everyone. A page that contains text written in another language is translated by Google Translate. However, this may not be accessible everywhere. With Dictionary Anywhere extension, you can access Google Translate from anywhere. Dictionary Anywhere can allow you to read text written in different languages. This convenient add-on also provides you the meaning of difficult words. You can use this extension if you need data on a particular topic, and you find it in a different language. You can hear the translation of a phrase in native tongue as well.

Dictionary Anywhere is a helpful add-on that can provide assistance with different languages. It can provide access to Google Translate wherever you go. People who like to travel can insert a relevant phrase or text in Google. They can read the meaning of the word or even hear the translation of the phrase in native language. This add-on is a user-friendly extension that helps you to understand different words in different languages. With Dictionary Anywhere, you can learn new words on the go. This add-on is easy to use. You just have to highlight the word you do not understand. After that, click on the icon that pops up and a drop-down window will appear. That window would show the meaning of the word. You can translate the word from one language to another as well. Dictionary Anywhere supports over 90 different languages.

I would recommend this add-on to everyone who like to travel and learn concurrently. They can learn the words and their meanings in a different language. They can even hear the translation of a phrase. If you like learning about different languages and want internet surfing to be easy, you should definitely consider Dictionary Anywhere.

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