The extension brings two functionalities to your Firefox browser:
* in-line translation of words;
* translation of the whole page.In-line Translation
Move your mouse over the word that you want to translate then press down the Ctrl+Shift keys (or Ctrl, or Ctrl-Alt -- configurable with the options dialog) to show the meanings of the word.
Alternatively, with a little change on the option, you can double-click a word or a phrase to show the definition of it in your language.
At the bottom of the little pop-up, there is a "more" link which will lead you to the full definition at Wiktionary web site.
To close the little pop-up, just click on any blank place on the browser (or move the mouse away -- set with the options dialog). The little pop-up must be closed before you can activate another in-line translation.Page Translation
Click on the Tools menu from the menu bar, and select Translate Page.Style
You can supply your own style to make the inline pop-up a different look. There are some examples here
, including the fancy Aero Glass style.
If you want to report bugs or have questions, please read the online help
first. If it does not answer your questions, please use the support link
Wiktionary and Google Translate extension can be intervened by other extensions. So far, users have discover that Flashblock, NoScript and HTTPS Everywhere can break Wiktionary and Google Translate. Please go to the Q&A section of the online help
for details and solutions.NOTE: This extension would send the content of the page that you are viewing to Wiktionary and Google Translate in order to get it translated. If you are concerned with your privacy, read their Privacy Policies.