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As-you-type phonetic conversion of text from one alphabet to another, as well as transliteration/detransliteration of selected text anywhere within documents. Supports multiple languages and custom transliteration schemes.
About this Add-on
Choose Tools -> Transliterator in the menu to select your alphabet or mapping of choice, then hit F2 and start typing. A blue border around the input area will indicate that translit mode is active.
Select transliterated text in an email or web page, hit Ctrl+Shift+Q, and change it to native alphabet for easy reading.
Transliterator is compatible with Firefox, Thunderbird, Seamonkey, Blue Griffon and Instantbird.
Attention Thunderbird Users!
Starting with Thunderbird 12, F2 is a built-in shortcut for renaming folders or attachments. The new version of transliterator offers an option to override built-in shortcuts, however we recommend that you instead choose a different hot key for enabling translit mode. Go to Tools -> Transliterator Options in the menu, click in the appropriate text box and hit your preferred hot key. Then click OK
Open Transliterator Options in Tools menu to preview & switch to one of the following included transliteration tables:
* Bulgarian Extended
* Bulgarian Translit
* Беларускі Трансліт
* Serbian Latin/Cyrillic
* Georgian/Kartuli (ქართული)
* Kazakh - QazTranslit.com
* Macedonian - English Letters
* Macedonian - Unicode
* Macedonian Latinica
* Ukrainian - translit.ru
* ᏣᎳᎩ (Cherokee transliteration)
* Обыкновенная Латиница (default)
* Phonetics (X-SAMPA)
* Phonetics (Kirshenbaum)
* Phonetics (dk.kultur.sprog)
* Русская Транслитерация - translit.ru+
* Русская Транслитерация: ГОСТ 7.79-2000
* Стандартная Русская Клавиатура ЙЦУКЕН
* Фонетическая раскладка яЖерты
* 台灣/闽南白話字 (Taiwanese POJ)
* ひらがなとカタカナ (kana)
* Greek / Latin
* Georgian (Typing)
* Serbo-Croatian (Latin)
* Russian / AZERTY
* Hrvatska latinica/glagoljica
* Canadian Native Languages
* Arabic ( http://arabeasy.net/ )
see home page (http://www.benya.com/transliterator/) for more details and info about adding custom transliteration mapping
source code available on github: https://github.com/alexbenenson/transliterator
- fix for google docs
- updated Arabic layout
- added Russian layout яВерты
- default hot key for window mapping mode changed to Ctrl+Shift+F2
The Development Channel lets you test an experimental new version of this add-on before it's released to the general public. Once you install the development version, you will continue to get updates from this channel. To stop receiving development updates, reinstall the default version from the link above.
Caution: Development versions of this add-on have not been reviewed by Mozilla.
- Version 0.9.1beta2