Polyglossum ver.4 (East Asia langusges) Windows XP/Vista/7/8.
See also Polyglossum ver.3.74 (more dictionaries, European languages)
Description of the program
See also Polyglossum dictionaries for Mac OS X
See also Polyglossum dictionaries for Android
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.
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 and copy translation from dictionary.
- Will emulate "Ctrl Ins" in order to copy marked text to clipboard
- Will activate Polyglossum window (it will pop up)
- Polyglossum will get clipboard content.
and will try to find the word.
Depending on options
(See Polyglossum options)
Polyglossum will petfom searching in the dictionary which was used last time
or will search through all installed dictionaries.
- see. Browsing dictionaries