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ex-pat  Identity Verified
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Dec 8, 2007

A while back someone posted nice application that was doing the following: If there is any word on the screen highlighted and then this "W" icon clicked afterwards, the word in question appeared with his definition. This "W" icon was sitting next to the clock at the right hand bottom.
Due to my computer crash I had to reinstall everything and I lost this wonderful "W". Can someone help me to locate it for download. I remember that I got it fro ProZ from somebody.
Thank you

Gabriel


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Gina Ferlisi
Italy
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word web Dec 8, 2007

The "w" was wordweb here is the link for the download :

http://wordweb.info/free/

i am sure its this . as i also have it next to the clock on my pc


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Uldis Liepkalns  Identity Verified
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I can also recommend CleverKeys Dec 8, 2007

If you highlight a word in any application and press the shortcut keys (Ctrl + L is default, but you can change it), you are taken to explanation page either in Dictionary.com or Thesaurus.com- by your choice.

http://www.cleverkeys.com/ck.html?p=home

Uldis


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ex-pat  Identity Verified
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Gina and Uldis Dec 8, 2007

thank you kindly. Superb. That's what I was looking for.

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esperantisto  Identity Verified
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ABBYY Lingvo can do that as well Dec 9, 2007

You can set up automatic pop-up translation of a word you point to in any application.

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