Google has quietly released another tool. While this release does not have all the buzz that accompanied Chrome (see my post), I think most users will find this new Google Search service of greater use.
Google now allows one to search in one's native language (English in my case), and receive side by side results for another language . I've found this new search capability works best if you have some knowledge of the language in which your side by search is conducted. Let me demostrate ...
- Google Side by Side English/French Query: "quick reference" linux filetype:pdf
(view my results!)
- LINUX Quick Reference Guide
- LabView Quick Reference Guide
If you need ask why this kind of search capability is valuable, your job must not have global requirements.
I have found that simple concept searches work the best. You can still use Google syntax such as limiting files and sites as part of your search. Here are two screenshots which help further demonstrate the value of this feature.
(click upon either image to view full sized)(cleaner images via ppt)