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Translate strings from one language to another

version 1.4.0.1 (627 KB) by Varun Gandhi
TRANSLATE uses translate.google.com to translate a string from one language to another

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Updated 01 Sep 2016

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There are two files in this submission. The first one is the MATLAB function translate.m and the other one is an example app (googleTranslateExample.m) that shows you how one can use translate.
%TRANSLATE uses Google(r)'s free web service at translate.google.com to translate
%a string from one language to another.
%
% Usage:
% translate('thank you', 'ja') - translates the first argument to Japanese
% translate('merci', 'ja', 'fr') - translate the first argument from french to Japanese
% translate('thank you') - translate the first argument from English to German
%
% Inputs:
% Arg1: stringToBeTranslated - char array or cell array of strings to be translated
% - Required
% Arg2: toLanguage - Language to be which 'stringToBeTranslated' will be translated
% - Optional
% - Default - 'de'(German)
% Arg3: fromLanguage - Language in which 'stringToBeTranslated' is specified
% - Optional
% - Default - 'en'(English)
%
% Output: Translated string returned by Google(r)
% Output is of the same type as the input 'stringToBeTranslated' - Char array or cell array of string
% Output is not translated if internet is not available of something went wrong with the query to Google.
%
%
%
% See also googleTranslateExample

Cite As

Varun Gandhi (2021). Translate strings from one language to another (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/49566-translate-strings-from-one-language-to-another), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
Acknowledgements

Inspired by: Google(R) Translate

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