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Barnaby Capel-Dunn  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:47
French to English
Jan 6, 2005

Those of you familiar with Gurunet will be interested to learn that an improved, simplified and FREE version of this excellent online reference tool is now available at http://www.answers.com/main/product_info.jsp

All you have to do is hold down the ALT key and place/click the mouse cursor on any word in any application and the application gives you an excellent and elegant rundown (dictionary, encyclopedia and in some cases translation). Very neat.

Barnaby


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xxxHirschmann  Identity Verified
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A very valuable hint! Jan 6, 2005

Thank you! This piece of software works like a charm.

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Özden Arıkan  Identity Verified
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Excellent tool indeed Jan 7, 2005

Thank you, Barnaby.

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Agnieszka Hayward
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Neat tool Jan 7, 2005

thanks for sharing with us, Barnaby.

Regards,
Agnieszka


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Parrot  Identity Verified
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Thanks Jan 7, 2005

I didn't think it recognised word strings, but it does (I still don't know how far).

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Saskia Steur  Identity Verified
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many thanks Jan 7, 2005

Many thanks for the link. Would not have found that, I'm sure. Works like a treat.
Kind regards,
Saskia


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teju  Identity Verified
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Fabulous Jan 7, 2005

Thanks so much Barnaby for sharing that link with us. I've been using it all day on a translation.

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Barnaby Capel-Dunn  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:47
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Thanks for your thanks! Jan 7, 2005

teju wrote:

Thanks so much Barnaby for sharing that link with us. I've been using it all day on a translation.


I'm glad you like it. It's elegant and unobtrusive, isn't it? It would be nice if it could be extended to translate INTO Rnglish but I suppose you can't have everything!

Here's something else which might turn into something big. It's a work in progress.

http://blog.outer-court.com/encyclopedia/

Regards

Barnaby


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