Google Chrome may get (with a slight delay) a feature already seen in other Chromium-based browsers: the ability to translate only portions of a page, rather than the full thing, as Google Translate currently does. For example, Microsoft Edge has done this for years.
According to Chrome user Leopeva64-2, who claims to have seen a test of the new “Partial Translation” function on the experimental canary channel, the novelty was reported on a Chrome subreddit. By right-clicking and selecting “Translate to [language],” the feature is activated, as stated by its creator.
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For Google Chrome, how can I use the new “Partial Translation” option?
However, if you only want to translate a portion of the page, Chrome’s built-in translation isn’t suitable because it applies to the full page. It’s also limited because it simply translates the page to what the user selects, but only for that purpose.
New features include a “bubble” that shows in the omnibox of the same address bar as Google Chrome. It adds partial translation in addition to the “translate full page” option. Alternative languages are displayed in the foreground and a scroll bar with a variety of translation possibilities is displayed for languages that are mixed.
As previously said, the feature is currently only functioning in Chrome Canary in a limited capacity but is expected to be completely functional before the end of the year.