[Sugar-devel] Dictionary everywhere ?
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Thu May 7 05:25:56 EDT 2009
On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 02:10, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was wondering about having a global "dictionary" key in sugar, just
> like the view source key. When you select a word (or words), and press
> that key, a window should pop up, showing the meaning of that word (or
> those words). There can be a control panel entry to choose what
> dictionary to use (eg: someone might want to have a English-Spanish
> dictionary instead of a English-English one, etc).
> I did a bit of hacking last weekend to come up with a rough mockup for
> the feature.
> There's a screencast at
> (it works with all activities, and not just with Browse - and the
> window pops up when I press the key)
> Does it make sense for Sugar ? If it does, I think I can beat it into
> shape over the next few weekends.
Looks really great, congrats!
I'm adding it to the topics of the next design meeting, which may be
Btw, which external dependencies brings? How would it work in
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