Ding 1.7

A Dictionary lookup program for the X window system
Ding
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Ding stands for DIctionary Nice Grep and it's a Dictionary lookup program for the X window system.

It comes with a German-English Dictionary with about 180,000 entries.

It is based on Tk version >= 8.3 and uses the agrep or egrep tools for searching.

In addition ding can also search in English dictionaries using dict(1) and check spelling using ispell(1).

It has many configuration options, such as search preferences, interface language (English or German), and colors.

It has history and help functions and comes with useful key and mouse bindings for quick and easy lookups.

Main features:

  • Ding is a Dictionary lookup program for the X window system (Linux, Unix - not for Mac or MS Windows). It comes with a German-English Dictionary with approximately 180,000 entries.
  • It is based on Tk version >= 8.3 and uses the agrep or egrep tools for searching.
  • It has many configuration options, such as search preferences, interface language (English or German), colors. It has history and help functions and comes with useful key and mouse bindings for quick and easy lookups.

last updated on:
September 14th, 2010, 16:06 GMT
price:
FREE!
homepage:
www-user.tu-chemnitz.de
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Frank Richter
category:
ROOT \ Education
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What's New in This Release:
  • This version contains an enhanced English-German dictionary (270,000 entries), and some bugfixes.
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