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Microsoft Translator Text Translation API Support

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  1. TranslateArray method returns no response from server - is this broken?

    The TranslateArray method is returning 'no response from server' for every request when testing using http://docs.microsofttranslator.com/text-translate.html.

    The 'Translate' method works fine though - I'm using exactly the same appid for both tests...

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    • https://datamarket.accesscontrol.windows.net/v2/OAuth2-13

      when i post this url to get access_token, with message “400 bad request”
      https://datamarket.accesscontrol.windows.net/v2/OAuth2-13

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        I can see in the URL that you are trying get a token for DataMarket. You need to subscribe in the Azure portal and get an Azure token. The documentation for getting an Azure token is at http://docs.microsofttranslator.com/oauth-token.html

        You can learn more at www.aka.ms/TranslatorGettingStarted and the Knowledge Base article on the Microsoft Translator move to Azure at www.aka.ms/TranslatorAzureMigration.

        The complete Microsoft Translator Text API documentation is at http://docs.microsofttranslator.com/text-translate.html
        We have code examples on GitHub at https://github.com/MicrosoftTranslator

        Best regards,
        Gwenda
        Microsoft Translator Team

      • Unable to get subscription keys from Azure portal

        I subscribed to Text Translation API on Azure Portal following the steps here - https://translatorbusiness.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1078534-action-required-before-april-30-2017-microsoft-t

        However I am unable to get the subscription keys from Azure Portal, instead it displays the following error -
        KeysPropertiesPart
        MICROSOFT_AZURE_PROJECTOXFORD

        Can you tell me if there are any alternative ways of getting my subscription keys?

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        • PHP for Microsoft Translator Text Translation

          Hi,

          The code below is from the "old" API which relies on ClientID and Client Secret. Can anybody help me get started with perhaps a few clues as to what changes I need for the "new" system which uses KEY?

          ======================================================
          $grantType = 'client_credentials';
          $scopeUrl = 'http://api.microsofttranslator.com';
          $authUrl = 'https://datamarket.accesscontrol.windows.net/v2/OAuth2-13/';
          $clientID = 'translation';
          $clientSecret = 'translation-server';

          $ch = curl_init();
          $paramArr = array (
          'grant_type' => $grantType,
          'scope' => $scopeUrl,
          'client_id' => $clientID,
          'client_secret' => $clientSecret
          );
          $paramArr = http_build_query($paramArr);
          curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $authUrl);
          curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, TRUE);
          curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $paramArr);
          curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, TRUE);
          curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, false);
          ======================================================

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          • Quality of Alternative translations

            This is a continuation of https://translatorbusiness.uservoice.com/forums/328299-api-text-translation/suggestions/16685995-quality-of-alternative-translations after taking into account the recent doc/api changes.

            I am posting here again worded slightly differently for clarity.

            TLDR: translate.bing.com shows magical alternative translations but the API returns only one or two.

            Long version:
            When you go to translate.bing.com and enter, say, 允许 you get a long list of alternative translations which is fabulous. In this case it looks like- http://imgur.com/a/mjGPW which, with the scores is very right from my knowledge of Chinese. However, if you do the same using the API- you get a single result- "Admit" with rating 5 and matchDegree 100.

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            • Too many TranslateArray requests

              We have a bunch of huge files to translate and our calls are timing out. Wondering what is the throttling limit? Appreciate your guidance

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              • https://datamarket.azure.com/account no longer provides my client id and secret

                This is a blocking issue. A couple months ago I created a data market account and successfully signed up for the microsoft translator text translator. I even successfully used the translator before. However, now I need to get my clientId and clientSecret, but the data market website fails when I click on the link to get my secret.

                http://imgur.com/a/BZgIR Here is a screenshot. I click on the "use" button but it returns a HTTP 500 error with no real explanation of what happened. I've reproduced this issue on several machines with several IP addresses. I've also reproduced this issue on…

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                • Microsoft Translator (text) API method TranslateArray is dead/not working/not responding (new Azure > Cognitive)

                  Any call to the url:

                  https://api.microsofttranslator.com/v2/http.svc/TranslateArray with or without paramaters results on no response at all. It just dies on a big black hole..

                  What is the alternative to send several translations at once?

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                  • Doesn't Microsoft Translater support CORS?

                    Hi, I'm developing a Game which made by Unity and This game will be also compiled by WebGL Platform.
                    This game use Microsoft Translaters. There are no problem when i test on Unity Editor or Android. but, It have CORS issue on WebGL.
                    Please teach me How can i resolve this problem.

                    Thanks.

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                    • Quality of Alternative translations

                      So I hope I'm posting this at the right place. If not, please let me know.
                      When I use the online interface for Bing Translator to see the alternative translations, I get the feeling that I'm in the future where translation is downright magical and the world is perfect. See here for the tranlations of 允许: http://imgur.com/a/mjGPW . I get the following translations: Array [ "allow", "permitted", "enables", "let", "permission", "allowable", "permissible" ]

                      However, when I use the API to get alternative translations for 允许 using the following request:

                      <GetTranslationsArrayRequest>
                      <AppId/>
                      <From>zh-CHS</From>
                      <Options>
                      <Category xmlns="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/Microsoft.MT.Web.Service.V2">
                      general
                      </Category>
                      <ContentType…

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                            • Microsoft Translator MT in MemoQ fails to translate from Chinese into English.

                              Microsoft Translator MT plugin in MemoQ fails to translate from Chinese into English, but English to Chinese works. Could anyone help with this problem?

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                              • soapclient on microsoft translator api changes uri by itself

                                My server has recently gotten a weird thing that i just cant figure out.

                                Until yesterday i was successfully using Microsoft Translator API via SOAP WSDL services (PHP SoapClient) and suddenly without notice (nor change on our end) it has stopped working.. the reason? Simple as i can fathom but cant figure out why nor how to fix it:

                                SoapClient is changing/switching the URI on it's own.. either as a result of the api or soemthing on my end resulting on :

                                Warning: SoapClient::SoapClient() [soapclient.soapclient]: php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known.

                                The code:

                                $obj= new SoapClient('http://api.microsofttranslator.com/V2/SOAP.svc');

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                                • Help on offers

                                  Hello, I would like to use your API for my application. However, how can we do if I have millions of users with billions and billion characters.

                                  It is a social network with the translation but even 1 000 000 000 of characters will not be sufficient.
                                  is €4564 / month for 1 000 000 000 of characters the maximum?

                                  There is t - it is not an unlimited supply for example? Or t - it is not an offer for the social network?

                                  Because if I have millions of users via the social network your API is not correct…

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                                  • WordFast users

                                    After signing up for Azure, I still cannot cancel Microsoft Market place. How do I use the new API code on Wordfast?
                                    I suggest no one cancel Microsoft Market until this is clear.

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                                      • Translator API and Translator Hub language codes

                                        There is no such language as Chinese Hakka in Translator API and it returns error when I send 'hak' as language prefix. But I can build model for Chinese Hakka with Translator Hub. What language should I send for Translator API in this case?

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