Translate text in Google Spreadsheets
Listing updated:November 25, 2023
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This add-on helps you create your personal vocabulary. Type words and phrases in one column, the translations will appear in the column next to it.

To start, choose languages in "Add-ons > Translate > Choose languages". The add-on will start watching changes in the spreadsheet. As soon as you edit a cell its translation to the target language will appear in the cell next to it.
If you would like to disable auto-translation, click "Add-ons > Translate > Disable auto-translate".
You can also translate a selection by selecting a range, then choosing "Add-ons > Translate > Translate selection".

For issues, questions and suggestions visit add-on's group:!forum/translate-google-spreadsheets-add-on

Translate relies on Google's translations service. There is a limit on free daily quota of about 2000 words imposed by Google. If you need more translations in a single day, you can subscribe to Pro membership, and use Translate with no daily limit.

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Faster translation for multiple cells with batches
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14 March, 2020
Enable / disable auto-translate from the add-on menu.
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