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Where can I find files (database) for developing offline dictionary? [on hold]

I want to develop an English offline dictionary (like English Dictionary-Offline). But I don't know where to download files to use. I want different meaning and sentences. ...
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Can Windows default 'Reader' have built in Dictionary

I am using the default Windows Reader for windows 10. Is there a way to view meaning of a word in the app itself like we have google dictionary extension for Chrome which shows a popup with the ...
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GoldenDict - How to use a specific dictionary

As the title says, sometimes I'd like to use only one dictionary (or even better, a subset of them) for a lookup of a specific word. For example, I'd like to use only the Thesaurus dictionary/ies or ...
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Copy Dictionary Path Button for any folders or files in OSX

I want to know there is any option to get Full directory path in OSX from right click.In windows i am able to get full path from properties folders.But that is possible in OSX MAC. Right Click of ...
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Libre Office: See the dictionary words?

I'm interested in browsing and seeing the complete list of words that make up the dictionary that is used to spelling-check and other similar language tasks in Libre office 4.3.3.2 , the english USA ...
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Python script to compare the keys of 2 dictionaries and if equal print value of the key of 2nd dictionary

I have 2 dictionaries for example: dict = {1 : a, 2 : b, 3 : c, 4 : d} dict1= {5 : z, 1 : y, 6 : x, 3 : u} I need to compare the keys of 2 dictionaries and if they are equal, I have to print the ...
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Redirect Thunderbird to use another dictionary as local

I using Automatic Dictionary 1.9.0 on my TB 38.3.0 on a Ubuntu 14.04. The automatic dictionary plugin is smart enough to pick the dictionary accordingly. Being in South Africa, I write a lot of emails ...
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Is it possible to use .dictionary files from OS X on other platforms?

The file format for the Dictionary app on OS X is .dictionary. It seems that there are dictionaries converted from other sources so that they can be used with Dictionary app. It gets me wondering ...
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Create StarDict file from Wiktionary?

I already found the English Wiktionary in StarDict format, so now I want to format the Norwegian Wiktionary to StarDict. How can I do this? I am on OS X, but I can also run Linux Mint if that is ...
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How do I fix using the three finger tap for Firefox?

I used to be able to highlight a word and then tap with three fingers on the trackpad and a dictionary definition would pop up. Sometime in the last month I haven't been able to do that. Firefox has ...
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LibreOffice dictionary and spell checking in other languages? (without Java)

Using LibreOffice (latest version) on OS X, everything in English. However I frequently work with documents in other languages (e.g. German, Dutch, French) and I would like to have spell checking for ...
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Add hashes with duplicate keys to array

I have a bunch of hashes in powershell with identical keys. Though creating an array of hashes with different keys is straightforward and thoroughly discussed on the internet, I'm unable to find any ...
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Why a Firefox addon is reported corrupted after very small changes?

I have a font problem with the Romanian dictionary in Firefox. On google group of the creators of the dictionary I was instructed to open the xpi as zip and, inside two text files ro.aff and ro.dic, ...
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how to get google search in Goldendict

I have a desktop with Windows 7 OS. I have installed the Dictionary lookup program GoldenDict-1.5.0-RC-482-g8717a56. I am extremely happy with this software. The only place I am stuck is in trying ...
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OS X right click / define on ubuntu and windows 7

I have been an OS X user for a long time and really gotten used to a lot of features that Apple has to offer. At work I have to keep switching between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.04. One of the most ...
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Yandex Slovari in GoldenDict on Linux

I would like to configure GoldenDict (under websites) to search Yandex Slovari ...something like https://m.slovari.yandex.ru/translate.xml?text=%GDWORD% So that is would give me the definition from ...
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Is there a way in Microsoft Word to have it also recognize the plural of words that have been added to its dictionary?

Often I'll have a word in my document that MS Word doesn't know, maybe a somewhat technical/scientific word, like 'plasmon'. I'll have it all over my document, so I'll often right click and do 'add to ...
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How to merge dictionaries of different languages for autocorrect?

I'm bilingual, and I'm constantly writing both in Portuguese and English so of course, I would like to have auto-corrector and word suggestion in both languages. I know I can easily change between ...
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Adding dictionary on Kindle's Mac app

I want to change the default dictionary on Kindle app on mac. How do I do it. I have downloaded my favorite dictionary in .mobi format
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Mysterious misspelled words in OS X's autocorrect/spellcheck

Since I got my MBP 2 years ago, I've found some really strange misspellings that the system's autocorrect will change correct words to. The latest of these is "Ulbrichbt", which OS X unhelpfully ...
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How to customize the Alfred app to show full dictionary definitions without opening the dictionary app

I'm using the Alfred app for Mac OS X. One thing I can do with the app is search for words to define with OS X's dictionary. In the app it shows a short preview of the definition but to show the ...
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aspell: Domain-specific dictionary (computer science) [closed]

I am using aspell for spell checking scientific computer science papers. Do you know of any existing domain-specific dictionaries that cover all corresponding terms not present within the standard ...
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chrome spellcheck and different language for selected sites

I was wondering if there is some way to make Chrome browser use different spellchecker dictionary for selected sites. I mostly write in Polish but on some sites I prefer to use English dictionary, so ...
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How to add image to a Babylon glossary?

I know I can create a Babylon glossary this way, but how can I add image to an entry? I saw a couple of picture glossaries for Babylon.
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How to add a bunch of words to my custom dictionary in word 2010?

I have a list of 3000 words and they are custom words between legal, scientific, and common errors I want to add it to my custom dictionary and want to add in one step. how to do that please?
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Getting Suggestions score along with corrections of spell testing tool

Is it possible to get the 'score' of matches of a misspelling with aspell/hunspell/any other tool ? Basically I don't want to offer any suggestions if the word is not a close match to the suggestion. ...
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Look up in a dictionary pop-up window in OSX

Is it possible to call "Look up in dictionary" in OSX from the dictionary pop-up window? It would look like stack or cascade of pop-ups.
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Ignore all the spelling errors in a selection in Microsoft Word 2013

Short version: How can I ignore all the spelling errors in a selection in Microsoft Word 2013? Example: I have the text with 3 paragraphs in Microsoft Word that contains spelling errors according ...
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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 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 ...