Create a new dictionary. You will be asked whether to use more than 255 symbols for the translation field (the dictionary will be larger) or not (it's more efficient, but the size of the translation field will be limited).
Note: This button is visible only in the Edit Mode.
If you have a good dictionary, please, send it to us. We shall place it to our site with your name. We hope, if a great number of people, like you, send us their dictionaries, you will be able to download dictionaries virtually for any language from our site. And remember, if we like this dictionary and place it to our site, you will get Pop-Up Dictionary for FREE.
Note: after creating a dictionary you can open it in MS Access 2000/XP for editing. All dictionaries, that you can download from our site, are not available for viewing/editing in MS Access 2000/XP.
|Open a dictionary (the default opened dictionary is
The name of the current opened dictionary is displayed in the caption
of the main window. You can
download additional dictionaries from
our site. You can quickly open a
previously opened dictionary from the drop-down list, which appears if
you click the arrow button near this button. The quantity of the most
recent dictionaries can be set in the
Options dialog box. The icons of the dictionaries are shown
near their names. To associate any icon with your dictionary copy it to
the folder of the dictionary and give it the name of the dictionary. For
example, the name of the icon for the default dictionary Basic
will be Basic English-Russian.ico.
|Shows the Options dialog box.|
|Switches the Advanced mode
If this button is not pushed (default) some buttons will be hidden. It doesn't limit functions of Pop-Up Dictionary. You still can use the most functions of this button by going to the Options dialog box, but you cannot go to the Edit Mode e.g. if the Advanced Mode is switched off. It is more convenient not to use Advanced Mode, if you don't use additional buttons often. You can always choose Advanced Mode if you need it.
The window will be looked like this:
If this button is pushed, new buttons will be displayed. The window will be looked like this:
|Plays the assigned sound file or opens it if it is not a sound. You can assign a file for every entry in the appropriate text box in the Edit Mode. Read here how to do it.|
|Consists of 2 submenus:
Help Topics - to view this
|Go to the previous found entry. This button is
enabled, if you have double-clicked any word in the fields of the
Dictionary or Found tabs, have drag-n-dropped any text to the search
field or have used the
- to return to previously opened vocabulary or dictionary.
|Go to the next found entry.
- open the next opened vocabulary or dictionary.
|Paste an entry. This button is useful when you use
dictionaries: MultiLex by MediaLingua or ABBY Lingvo up to version 7.0.
Copy any entry in these programs and paste them completely to the
current open vocabulary of Pop-Up Dictionary by clicking this button.
The entries will be divided by appropriate field: original word,
translation and transcription (only for MultiLex).
There is another pattern for pasting an entry: ORIGINAL — TRANSLATION
|Open the previous vocabulary. You can use this button, for example, when you make a special vocabulary by copying words from a bigger vocabulary and often open these two vocabularies: the big one for searching new words and copying them to the special one; the other (special vocabulary) - for learning words.|
|Copy the current word to the chosen vocabulary. You can choose this vocabulary in the Edit Mode or from the pop-up menu near this button.|
From the pull-down list on the toolbar you can choose the current vocabulary for testing or choose a vocabulary for learned words. Every vocabulary has a vocabulary for learned words (the label "- learned" is written near the name of the dictionary).
Vocabularies for learned words consist of entries, marked learned by clicking button. When you open a vocabulary for learned words, this button will be changed to button for clearing the learned mark. Consequently when you click button the current entry will be removed from the vocabulary of learned words (it is not removed physically, to find this entry choose the appropriate vocabulary).
button has also a submenu 'Clear the learned mark from all words'. It removes all entries from the learned vocabulary (the entries will not be removed physically).