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Polyglossum for Windows. Description of program.

See also: Polyglossum for Apple Macintosh OS X.


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Polyglossum dictionaries are designed for user to be able at any moment to get full dictionary information about translation of words and/or terms.

Wide range of dictionaries for Polyglossum allow to choose appropriate dictionaries for professional translating as well as for education purposes.

Program is easy to use.

Alphabetic lists of words shown "by demand" i.e. when user type word to be sought for in the lexical data base or when user want to scroll index to find appropriate word.

Result of request to search the word are lines of dictionary which contain requested word. There are also hyperlinks to entries of dictionary where requested word is described with details.

Usually there are no need to type word to find it's translation in dictionary. It is enough to highlight the word in any application (where you are translating the text) and to press "HotKey" of Polyglossum ("Alt+1" if not redefined by user).

Hyperlinks allow to get into corresponding entry of dictionary. Context-sensitive popup menu (on right mouse button click) help to perform fast navigation across dictionaries and allow to use any word in dictionary as cross-reference.

Program allows to install several dictionaries. For example, picture below shows that Large Universal dictionary and 4 additional dictionaries installed.

Program also can search word across all dictionaries in one step. Example: result of search for word "detonating"

In addition to "read only" dictionaries there is special "user's dictionary". Program allows to add new words to "user's dictionary" and to edit is "on-the-fly". When searching in any of dictionaries Polyglossum also shows result of searching in "user's dictionary".

Polyglossum is compartible with MS Agent, i.e. if MS Agent and appropriate TTS Engines installed, Polyglossum can use MS Agent to pronounce dictionary text.

Select any text in dictionary, click right mouse button on the selection, select "say it" item in pop-up menu and MS Agent will say selected text.

See Installation of MS Agent