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I need help with translating these two words: "OK" and "Actions"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chantal Savignat May 26, 2018. 2 Replies

I work on a computer application with an "OK" button and "Actions" menu.   I've always wondered if the translation we received is correct.  I expected "OK"  to translate to "D'accord" and "Actions,"…Continue

 

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Chantal Savignat replied to Kari Huang's discussion I need help with translating these two words: "OK" and "Actions"
"OK is used in everyday language and understood by all french people without exception. (we have and old rubbish movie with an actor saying okaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyy) And even more in computer technology. (I work in computer technology) In computer…"
May 26, 2018

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George Hunt replied to Kari Huang's discussion I need help with translating these two words: "OK" and "Actions"
"Ok is completely French . I am not sure about "actions" but I would not expect  computer terminology to be exactly the same as in daily life anyway. Even in English  the terminology used by computer software   can seem…"
May 26, 2018
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I need help with translating these two words: "OK" and "Actions"

I work on a computer application with an "OK" button and "Actions" menu.   I've always wondered if the translation we received is correct.  I expected "OK"  to translate to "D'accord" and "Actions," such as opening or deleting a document,  to translate to "Actes".   Instead, the exact translation we received are "OK" and "Actions" which look to me like the English words.  Do the French really use "OK" and "Actions" in their everyday language?  Is this something they actually would see if the…See More
May 26, 2018
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