Polyglossum for Windows. Description of program.
See also: Polyglossum for Apple Macintosh OS X.
Polyglossum can be used as standalone program.
Initial word or phrase which is to be sought
for in the lexical data base could be typed by the user
or copied from Clipboard.
See also Searching in dictionary
But in most cases it is more effective
to call dictionary by pressing it's HotKey while
working with the text in other application.
In order to Polyglossum can pop up by HotKey it must be running.
Run it using Start menu or by any other means provided by Windows.
Program file name is Pg371.exe.
HotKey of Polyglossum is written in it's caption.
It is possible to redefine or to clear HotKey at any time.
See Polyglossum options
In order to call dictionary from another application (Word, email client etc.)
do the following:
Program will do the following:
- Mark any word which you want to search in dictionary
(for example by doubleclicking on the word).
- Press HotKey of Polyglossum - "ALT 1"
(if not redefined by you).
Then you can continue browsing dictionaries to find
full set of information of your interest.
- Will emulate "Ctrl Ins" in order to copy marked text to clipboard
- Will activate Polyglossum window (it will pop up)
- Polyglossum will paste clipboard content
to it's navigation window
(in the same manner as user press
"Shift Ins" or "Ctrl V"
and will try to find the word given from clipboard
in the dictionary which was used last time.
- see. Browsing dictionaries