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Steps for translating documents
Microphone- use the internal microphone or you can use an external microphone (available in library and recommended)
Set up Steps for translating documents:
Plug in the microphone (if you have it)
Open System Preferences
Choose Dictation and Speech > Dictation
Turn Dictation on
If you are using the external microphone, Click on the microphone icon and change it to external microphone (it might be AK 5370)
Note the Shortcut (This is how you will access the microphone)
Name and save your document
Click your shortcut. A small microphone icon will appear below the cursor. Begin talking. You can record for 30 seconds.
When you have finished talking and are ready to transcribe your words, either press the shortcut key again, or click the “Done” button below the microphone. After a few seconds, your voice will be transcribed into text.
The text will appear on the page. I don’t know how long you can record for.
When the recording is finished, open Google Drive
Create > new Document
Name your document
Copy the text from the Pages document into the Google Doc.
Go to Tools > Translate Documents
Choose the language you want the words translated in to.
A new document will open with the translation named
Translated copy of Name of Document.
Shortcuts for recording
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"