Google Docs now offers “Translate document” tool to enable Doc users cross the language barrier. Users can send documents in a specific language to anyone and have it translated into teir preferred langugage by the receiver. The content can now be translated into 42 different languages, including Hindi, Arabic, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, German and French.
Users can upload the documents to Google DOcs, and click on the ‘Translate document’ under the ‘Tools’ menu. The content of the page is translated in seconds into the desired language, keeping the layout and format of the document unchanged. The translated document may not be perfect, the same old problem with online translation services.