urn:uuid:110cf164-dd05-53eb-880b-f243175236ae Topic: Localization – Ctrl blog Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2022 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/logo/logo-square.svg 2022-03-31T02:00:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:6fd12512-6f72-4762-8446-a69a1bc28a00 2022-03-31T02:00:00Z 2022-03-31T02:00:00Z How to install additional spell check dictionaries for Flatpak apps Flatpak apps are isolated from- and doesn’t use the system’s spell checker dictionaries. Here’s how to install more language options into the Flatpak runtime. <p>Flatpak apps run inside a separate and isolated environment from your main system. This environment separation is what helps make apps portable between different Linux distributions. However, it also changes the approach required to complete tasks like installing multiple spell checker dictionaries for bilingual users.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/flatpak-locale-dictionaries.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:70ed8bb0-28b2-4537-9def-297aa81149c3 2022-01-02T17:39:00Z 2022-01-02T17:39:00Z Your browser lies: the web isn’t written in your native language Your web browser can make it appear like everyone speaks your language. Browsers should also reverse-translate form submissions to avoid social faux pas. <p>Most webpages aren’t written in your native language; despite the entire web being available to you in your language. However, many web surfers don’t seem to realize that they’re reading machine-translated pages instead of the originals.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/translated-web-languages.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:663bf83d-7a54-4168-a1e2-b7bd4af11ed9 2019-10-06T11:43:00Z 2021-12-21T23:31:00Z How to detect machine-translated webpages Detect and measure when a web browser or an online translation-service has translated the contents of your webpages. <p>Everyone visiting your English-language-only website reads it in English, right? That’s a safe assumption to make, right? Well, no. Search engines including Baidu, Bing, Google, Naver, and Yandex include “Translate page” links next to results in foreign languages. Some web browsers like Google Chrome, Naver Browser (Whale), and Yandex Browser will auto-translate pages written in foreign languages to their users’ native languages.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/detect-machine-translated-webpages.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:cc30d5e6-33d4-4f45-97ce-f0664622c6c2 2019-09-26T04:58:00Z 2019-10-04T14:43:00Z Semantic markup improves the quality of machine-translated texts Text-level semantic HTML can improve machine-translation of texts containing program names, programming instructions, file paths, URIs, etc. <p>Web browsers like Google Chrome, Yandex.Browser, and Naver Whale; and leading search engines — including Bing, Yandex, Google, Naver, and Baidu — can machine-translate any webpage in seconds. This enables anyone who understands a supported language to access documents written in any other supported language.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/html-semantic-improve-machine-translation.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:a9287e22-ab25-484d-bfc6-60ffa8c87c29 2019-08-02T16:19:00Z 2021-02-25T04:38:00Z How to change the keyboard layout on the MacOS login screen Set the keyboard layout/language on Mac’s login window, and fix the issue of it being reset to the wrong layout (e.g. ABC Keyboard) after rebooting. <p>I’ve had problems with my Mac not remembering my keyboard layout in the start-up login window. Here is how you fix that issue. You may have this issue and not even realize it depending on what characters you use in your password.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/how-to-macos-login-keyboard-layout.html">Read more …</a></p>