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Re: Speller

On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 08:46:13AM -0700, Jaye Inabnit ke6sls wrote:
> On Thursday 05 September 2002 12:16 am, Oki DZ wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there any dict's client that works like ispell?
> > I mean, an ispell-like program that makes use the dict server.
> >
> > TIA,
> > Oki
> Greetings Oki:
> I am not sure what you want/need.  I just installed 'wordinspect' to do word 
> lookups.  I am running into many rarely used words, and this handy little 
> utility is now iconized and sits on my taskbar.  Just click on it, paste the 
> words, hit ok, in about a seconds, a new screen opens up with a complete 
> definition. 
> wordinspect uses the dict client.
> What would be absolutely awesome is having a pluggin for my browsers and 
> editors that could be a right click option!

Another way: install xclip and create a launcher (or menu item)
somewhere that does:
    xterm -e dict `xclip-out`

Result: (1) Highlight in browser, (2) click on launcher, (3) smile

Karl E. Jørgensen
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