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using *.bdc files in GoldenDict

I use GoldenDict. it can read *.bgl files which are originally designed for Babylon dictionary, but cannot read *.bdc files which is also Babylon dictionary format. Is there any way to convert *.bdc ...
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Chrome's dictionary won't stay edited - removed words keep coming back

Chrome has a straightforward method to edit the dictionary (basically - allowing you to remove entries) as documented here and elsewhere. For example: Looks easy - and it is. Unfortunately, I have ...
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A list of (or method to get) a list of every word in every language [closed]

I am looking for a list of words from every language including slang. Does such a grand list exist? I know my best bet is to get the /usr/share/dict/words for every language and fill in the slang ...
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Default dictionary on Microsoft word?

I have word 2013 and when I am using the Single spaced template it spell checks in English (US) whist when I am using the normal blank document template it spell checks in English (UK). How do I ...
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Converting dictionary file to separate txt files

I have data in .dict and .lsd (abby lingvo) dictionary files. I need to convert either of them to set of .txt files. Each article shoud be in separate plain utf8 text file. Is there some utility for ...
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How to finding words that are near other words? [closed]

I am going to create a dictionary that users can find each words that are near each other from pronouncing and word Letter. For example When user searched near my site return other words that are ...
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What dictionary formats are supported by StarDict?

What dictionary formats are supported by StarDict? I cannot find any info on their website.
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Can't sync Firefox custom dictionary

I used to be able to sync the Firefox custom dictionary (persdict.dat) using Dropbox by creating a symbolic link between the Firefox profile folder and the Dropbox folder. I haven't used Firefox for a ...
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Can MS Word automatically insert spaces between conjoined (pasted) words intelligently?

I'm pasting selected portions from a few different PDFs into MS Word, and in some cases entire sentences get pasted together as one word without spaces in between (eg: whatImeanistextlikethis). ...
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Grep and What If 75

I'm trying to run the command from What if 75: cat wordlist.txt | perl -pe 's/^(.*)$/\L$& \U$&/g' | tr 'ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ' '2223334445556667777888999' | grep -P "(.)\1\1\1\1\1" I ...
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Include Custom Dictionary or Terms in Word Documents

This is similar to Dealing with Word spell check in technical documents?, but not identical. If a document contains many occurrences of a technical term which is in your own custom dictionary, how can ...
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Do you know any Spanish-English IT Dictionary? [closed]

fellas. Don't know is this question belongs here, but anyway. I'm in the need of a Spanish-English IT Dictionary that you can access or download from the Internet for free. My studentes are going to ...
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How do I use the dictionary plugin for Synapse on Linux?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. Synapse is installed, as is the dictionary app. When I want the definition of a word - "rebarbative", say - I type it directly into Synapse. The only result I see is "No ...
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Editting en_US.dic file with custom words [duplicate]

I want to manually add words to the en_US.dic library. When I open the file in a text editor I can add words as needed, but I do not understand what some of the syntax or attributes are. I spent an ...
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Is There a Way to Add All .NET Object Names to My Dictionary

Is there a way to add all the .NET object names to my dictionary in MS-Word? I use them a lot when writing daily progress notes or documentation and it would be nice if auto-correct didn't chide me ...
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English dictionary on Debian/ Linux [closed]

I'm looking for a CLI + GUI that I can use to look-up definitions for [English] words, much like the Dictionary app that ships with Mac OS. The term 'dictionary' is so polluted its tricky to find ...
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iPad's “define” feature on Windows

I've bought iPad yesterday, and one of the things that I liked the most is ability to select word in any application, tap "define" and dictionary popup will show. I wonder if there is application ...
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Possible to only have 1 English dictionary instead of 30 in Firefox?

When I right click on a text field in firefox 22 and select "Language" from the pop-up menu, I have ~30 English dictionary variations. I have not installed them since this is the default firefox ...
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How to list all possible combinations for a predefined set of words?

A few years back I made a TrueCrypt password with a random combination of a few friends' first names with no names repeated (7 names to be exact). I forgot the sequence and how many names I used. I ...
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How to convert mac osx dictionary to linux readable format?

I would like to be able to take the dictionary data described here: http://priithaamer.com/blog/ruby-on-rails-dictionary-for-macosx And convert it for reading on linux. Is there an app such as ...
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Where can I get pre-reform spelling correction for Brazilian Portuguese in LibreOffice?

I've just made the change from Open Office to Libre Office (Windows 7), and have a problem with Brazilian Portuguese spelling. Libre Office comes with dictionaries for the recently-reformed (some say ...
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Easily add words to dictionary in Word

I am adding new words into the dictionary in Microsoft Word. But if I add foo, Foo does not get automatically added. Is there an option for this, or is Word just being stupid? If the latter and Word ...
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How to edit the system/user dictionary in Windows 8?

Windows 8 has system-wide spell-check/autocorrect: Users can also choose to add unknown words to their own custom dictionary: I believe the dictionary is one of the settings that is ...
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Apply font to words containing in custom dictionary in MS Word

I'm wondering if I can apply a specific font to a custom dictionary in MS Word? That way, if I add a new word to that dictionary, the font will apply to it automatically.
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Reading values from plist nested dictionaries in shell script

I have a plist file and I'm interested in fetching values from nested dictionaries using shell script. Here is the structure of my plist file: <dict> <key>Countries</key> ...
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Remove contextual “Find in Dictionary” from Mac OSX options

Mac OSX integrates dictionary to find out the meaning of a word almost in any application by opening the contextual menu associated to a word. That is a nice feature but it can become quite annoying ...
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How to configure the dictionary in OS X to translate Spanish and Hebrew?

As you all probably know when using multi-touch pad with three fingers and clicking on a word in English you get the definition from the dictionary. Are there any other possible languages such as ...
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Sage 1000 data dictionary

I'm just starting doing reporting using MSQL SSRS against a Sage 1000 database. It's working well but I'm trying to find out more about the data model on the database in order to make best use of the ...
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Browsing through Dictionary in OS X?

Is there any way to browse through Apple's dictionary without searching word for word? I guess it's not that important since I can just type "a" in the search field and just go through all the words ...
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Is there a way to integrate the unix “man pages” into OSX's Dictionary app?

I was thinking it would be cool to be able to look things up in the man pages the same way one looks up words with the "Dictionary" app. Is there a way to add the man pages that OSX supplies into the ...
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Adding word links in custom dictionary from chat acronyms to real words

I read that I could add custom words to Mac OS X's spellcheck dictionary by either: Right clicking the word and selecting 'learn spelling' Adding them manually to 'LocalDictionary' in the user ...
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Search exe file for English words

I am trying to find out if there are open source components in an app I found online. I have skimmed the file in a Hex editor but can't spend the hours that would be required going line by line ...
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Plaintext natural language dictionaries

Does anyone know where I can find a source for free plaintext or xml natural language dictionaries. I am working on a program for memorization and I'd like to make some examples.
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Take all fields in a database table and put them straight into a text file

I have an database file (mdb) file that contains a dictionary of words. A couple thousand of them. I just need the words (in the order they are already in) put into a text file. Currently they have ...
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Google Chrome AutoCorrect? [closed]

Is there a spell checker for Google Chrome that can automatically fix certain spelling errors? Just like MS office has an auto correct feature, is there anything similar for Google's Chrome?
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Dictionaries recommendation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: software dictionary What are, by today's standards considered most quality dictionaries in terms of volume and usability (interpret these from common sense; I don't know ...
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How to use dictem in emacs?

I have dictem from Lubuntu repositories installed, but I do not know how to run it. I would like to know the basic usage, how to add/remove dictionaries, how to look up web resources like Wiki, ...
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Software to learn English words

I am seeking software to expand my English vocabulary. For example it can maybe let me add word - translation pairs and review them later. I already have good electronic dictionary - Lingoes, but it ...
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Can I have two dictionaries working at the same time in OS X Lion?

Is there a way to have two dictionaries working at the same time on Mac OS X Lion? So, whatever language I choose to write, it will check spell that or show meaning of words when I press Ctrl-Cmd-D.
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Is it possible to sync my dictionary like I do my bookmarks and preferences?

Modern browsers allow me to keep important things like passwords, bookmarks, etc. synced up in 'The Cloud'. I mainly use Firefox and Chrome. However, I'm unaware of a way to sync the changes I've ...
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Use Google Search as Google Chrome's spell checker

I think that the Google Chrome spell checker is terrible. I know that Google (the search engine) has a superb spell checker for users who submit queries into its search engine. Is there any way to ...
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How do I disable the Command-Control-D word definition keyboard shortcut in OS X Lion?

Mac OS X Lion introduced a new feature where in many applications you can press Command-Control-D to produce a popup with the definition for the word under the mouse cursor. A side effect of this is ...
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How do I go straight to the dictionary result for a Spotlight search in OS X?

So when I search in Spotlight, is there a keyboard shortcut to go straight to the Dictionary result?
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How do I add new words to Firefox dictionary suggestion list?

I know how to add new words to Firefox dictionary, but how do I add them to the auto-suggest list when a word is misspelled? I'm an electrical engineering student and many many terms associated with ...
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(How) can I use my Mozilla dictionaries in my texteditor?

A large majority of the stuff I write is written online via Firefox or in emails via Thunderbird. I use the English and German spell-checking feature a lot and I find the spell-checking works to my ...
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How do you organise your files/folders? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Organized Dictionary structure? I would like to know how do you organise your files/folder for downloads, documents, pictures, movies, etc I have 3 drives as follows: ...
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Google Chrome Dictionary Location

I'm trying to find the dictionary file for Google Chrome on OS X - I'd like to remove certain words from the dictionary so that I don't use them when writing email (such as 'foolish' for example). ...
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Chrome dictionary extensions: Right Click > Look Up in Google Definitions? [closed]

Does anyone know of an easy Chrome extension whose functionality includes the ability to right-click a word and select some "Define" option from the right-click menu, that will then open up a new tab ...
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Converting Babylon dictionary to StarDict dictionary

After upgrading Ubuntu our administrator at work un-installed GoldenDict and instead of that installed StarDict. I had been using a lot of Babylon dictionaries in GoldenDict. I have found out that ...
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linux synonym /antonym application

is there a free command line tool (with database) to find synonyms/antonyms (linux)? where can i get it?