How to Translate Excel File from German to English

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In terms of working with Microsoft Excel, we might have to deal with a file written in other languages rather than English. There is nothing to worry about. We can convert languages into Excel. If we get a file in German, we can translate it into English quite easily. In this article, I am going to explain 2 simple ways to translate a file from German to English in Excel. I hope it will be very helpful for you if you are looking for a simple and easy, yet effective way to translate a file from German to English.


How to Translate Excel File from German to English: 2 Simple Ways

For the purpose of simplifying the whole procedure, I am going to use a dataset written in German. In the following section, I will try to translate the file from German to English. I will also try to explain each procedure.

Translate Excel File from German to English


1. Apply Translate Feature from Review Tab

Normally, we use a translator to translate any documents. The amazing fact about Excel is that there is already a built-in option to translate any written things into other languages. The whole procedure is discussed below.

Steps:

  • First of all, select a cell that contains German words.
  • Next, go to the Review.
  • Then, click on Translate from the ribbon.

Apply Translate Feature from Review Tab

We will see a bar named Translator on the right side of the worksheet. There, we will have the selected words translated into English.

  • Now, copy the translated texts.

  • Finally, paste it on the specified cell.

Translate Excel File from German to English

  • Repeat the same procedure to translate the whole dataset.

Translate Excel File from German to English

Thus, we can translate a file from German to English in Excel.

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2. Use Google Translator

Google Translator is another amazing tool to translate an Excel file from German to English. The whole process is described in the below section.

Steps:

  • Click on Google apps from the browser.
  • From the available options, click on Translate.

Use Google Translator

A new window named Google Translate will appear.

  • Now, click on the Documents tab.
  • Followingly, click on Browse your computer.

 Translate Excel File from German to English

  • Now, select the Excel file from the computer and click on Open.

The Excel file will be attached to the Google Translate window.

  • Afterward, click on Translate.

 Translate Excel File from German to English

  • Finally, click on Download translation to download the translated Excelfile.

You can check the translated file by opening it. You will find the translated dataset.

 Translate Excel File from German to English

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Conclusion

At the end of this article, I like to add that I have tried to explain 2 simple ways to translate Excel files from German to English. It will be a matter of great pleasure for me if this article could help any Excel user even a little. For any further queries, comment below. You can visit our site for more articles about using Excel.


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