Translating words and phrases from other applications
(Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft
Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook, Notepad etc.)
To translate a word or a phrase:
Select the word or phrase you wish to translate and press
either CTRL+INS+INS or CTRL+C+C.
You will see one of the following:
A card with suggested translations of the selected word or
This is the most common result you will get when translating single
words and short phrases.
Additional cards that may contain translations of various
word-forms of the query word, translations of words from the
selected phrase, or translations of parts of this phrase. All these
cards will be generated in response to your query – the longer the
phrase, the larger the number of cards that may be generated.
containing a list of card-headings corresponding to your query.
This window is displayed when more than three cards have been found
in response to your query.
You can open any of these cards by clicking on their headings.
Suggestions window with
words similar to your query. This window is displayed if the
required word or phrase has not been found in any Lingvo
The message "No entries found for query..." if there is no
separate card for your query word or phrase.
If no translations have been found, you may get a message
asking you to choose another translation direction. This message is
displayed if Lingvo has been unable to detect the source language
of your query when translating from another application.