[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Do you look-up online dictionaries within Emacs?

From: Chris F.A. Johnson
Subject: Re: Do you look-up online dictionaries within Emacs?
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2014 21:33:19 -0400 (EDT)
User-agent: Alpine 2.10 (DEB 1266 2009-07-14)

On Thu, 2 Oct 2014, H. Dieter Wilhelm wrote:


I need often bilingual dictionaries like the excellent and; dict.el with the dict servers is not really an option.  At the
moment I'm using mostly my mobile phone as portable dictionary but I'd
rather want do this within Emacs.

There seem to be at least 3 solutions:



but and are barely readable in eww

What is working for you?

  I use eedic and dict/dictd running on my own computer.

  s-d looks up the word under the cursor and displays the result in a second 

  s-n finds any singleword anagrams of the word under the cursor.

  s-w uses Wordplay by Evans Crisswell to list all words that can be
  made from the letters in the current word as well as multiword

Chris F.A. Johnson, <>

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]