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[Immersion Suggestions] : Navigate sentences,tick to approve translations, and upload option to translate article into all available languages

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I think this is self-explanatory. But I often struggle when navigating through the different sentences in any article. I think buttons(next,previous) should be added to facilitate the translation.

The constant clicking a sentence waiting for it to load then clicking again on another sentence and repeating the process is rather tiresome.

The same applies to accepting a translation, in my opinion there is no need to click the sentence just to translate an article. This just makes reading slow, especially using low bandwidth internet.

We can do this by clicking a tick on the right or left side of a sentence as illustrated below:

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Edit: I also think it would be useful to add an option to translate an article into all languages(except the original) in immersion, instead of picking only one.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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i press the down key and it navigates to the next sentence without me having to specifically click on the sentence. If i click over then it preps me to edit the translation of the sentence that i'm on. Not that it's not confusing. I wish the translation screen itself would auto-scroll though. I am often returning to the scroll bar.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dessamator
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Didn't realise that option even existed. You're right, but confirming correct sentences is a hassle. Maybe if we could click some sentences and confirm all translations in one go. Also, if I keep clicking down, eventually it goes below the window, it should autoscroll.

Edit: It also seems to get stuck. It doesn't navigate (it does not go neither up nor down) anymore if there is no translation for that particular sentence yet.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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I figured it out by accident not that long ago :P

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dessamator
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It is amazing how the many hidden features there are. Duolingo really needs to work better to inform users.

4 years ago

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For the "translate to other languages", there is at least one case where it wouldn't so great/useful: Wikipedia's articles. Since they can already exist and be well more detailed (etc...) than the "original" (the one upoladed into Duolingo).

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dessamator
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True, but it would be fruitful to choose many languages to translate to rather than one by one. Maybe tick the languages you want to translate to rather than select only one. For example I have submitted articles for translation, and I wanted to see what that translation would look like in another language. So I had to redo the whole process just to choose another language. This doesn't make sense to me.

4 years ago

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Well I did it also and don't find it to be a real burden... It's a less than 10seconds process... And, well, if you really want to see it translated to 50 languages (so a lot of them that you're incapable to participate to the translation), you motivation will make it tolerable to spend 8-9min to do it. Well, that's my opinion.

4 years ago