Use Google Sheets as a Multilingual Chat Translator

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Use Google Sheets as a Multilingual Chat Translator

Communicating with someone who speaks and writes in another language isn’t the easiest task, but this Google Sheet incorporates Google Translate so you can have a real-time chat conversation with anybody in the world.

Over at the tech blog Digital Inspiration, Amit Agarwal created a Google Sheet that’s powered by Google Scripts, and translates all language pairs that are supported by Google Translate in real-time. This means that once you save a copy of the Google Sheet to your own Google Drive, you can share it with anyone who writes in another language and have a real-time chat within the document. Just enter your contact’s name along with yours in the cells provided, select each participants native language from a drop-down menu, and start typing in the colored fields.

It may not be a 100% perfect translation, but it’s a great way to communicate quickly with someone in another part of the world. For instructions on downloading the Google Sheet and how to operate it, check out the link below.

Use Google Sheets for Multilingual Chat with Spears of Different Languages | Digital Inspiration

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Google Docs and Sheets for Android Get UI Update, Many New Features

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Google Docs and Sheets for Android Get UI Update, Many New Features

Android: Google recently quietly announced it would be removing QuickOffice, the suite of office apps it purchased, from the Play Store. To compensate for that, the company’s adding many of QuickOffice’s features to the native Android Docs and Sheets apps.

During Google I/O, the company added the ability to natively edit .docx files on the web. One of QuickOffice’s most standout features was the ability to do this on Android. Now, Google’s built Microsoft Office editing directly into Docs. Similarly, you can now edit Excel spreadsheets in the Sheets app.

The new apps also brings a host of new features and changes. You can now create Microsoft Office files, spell check has been improved, you can now choose to save or open files from local storage, and many of the formatting and editing interfaces have been redesigned.

The Sheets app similarly has a ton of new features. Now you can access Excel formulas when editing Office docs, functions now autocomplete as you type them, you can insert charts, interface improvements and more. The apps appear to be rolling out on the Play Store, but Android Police has APKs for both apps that you can download now at the source link below.

Google Sheets For Android Gets Huge Update With Android L Support, Excel Compatibility, Charts, Formulas, Auto-Fill, And More [APK Download] | Android Police

Google Docs For Android Gets Biggest Update In Its History With Android L Support, Word Compatibility, New UI, And More [APK Download] | Android Police

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