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How to Convert Traditional Chinese to Simplified Chinese or Vice Versa in Excel?
Have you ever wondered if Excel has an inbuilt translate function that can assist us in converting between languages without the use of any external applications, such as uploading the content to the internet and performing the operations? The translator can be used to convert between the languages. Sometimes in Excel, you want to convert traditional Chinese to simplified Chinese to reach more people. As traditional Chinese can only be understood by a few Chinese people, the simplified version is easier.
The most obvious difference between traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese is the way the characters look. Traditional characters are typically more complicated and have more strokes, while simplified characters are, as the name suggests, simpler and have fewer strokes. Read this tutorial to learn how you can convert traditional Chinese to simplified Chinese in Excel.
Converting Traditional Chinese to Simplified Chinese in Excel
Here we will directly use the translate function under review. Let's take a look at a simple procedure for converting traditional Chinese to simplified Chinese in Excel. This task will use the help of an external translator, and the data will be uploaded to the internet.
Consider an excel sheet containing a list of traditional Chinese words similar to the image below.
Now select the values that contain traditional Chinese, then click on "Translate" under "Review" as shown in the below image.
Then, in the pop-up window, click yes.
Then, in the research pane, select the value for traditional Chinese and list it as simplified Chinese, close the pop-up, and our final result will be similar to the below image.
Note − We can use the same process to convert traditional Chinese to simplified Chinese, but also to convert any language from any language.
In this tutorial, we used a simple example to demonstrate how you can convert traditional Chinese to simplified Chinese in Excel.
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