[Sugar-devel] Dictionary everywhere ?
sayamindu at gmail.com
Thu May 7 07:11:35 EDT 2009
On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 5:51 AM, sankarshan <foss.mailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 5:40 AM, 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).
> Looks like good to have. I take it that you are suggesting that the
> source -> target pattern for the dictionary be set only once and, then
> on unless changed, adhered to throughout. I daresay that I'd find it a
> wonderful application for a non-Sugar desktop too :)
Yes - source target pattern would need to be set manually. It would be
infinitely cooler if language detection could be done somehow, but I
don't think that is feasible in the short term.
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