Manual Reference Pages - DING (1)
ding - dictionary lookup program for Unix
ding is a dictionary lookup program for X Windows/Unix. It comes with a
German-English dictionary with about 185,000 entries.
It is based on Tk version >= 8.3 and uses the
tools for searching.
In addition to this
ding can also search using
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.
If you enter some word or phrase as command line argument,
ding will start up with a translation of this word/phrase.
-x, --selection |
Start searching for selected word (X selection).
-m, --mini |
Start with minimal size (search form only).
-r, --remote |
Start search in an already running program.
-R, --remote-new |
Start search in an already running program or start a new program.
Do not save preferences
-D #, --debug # |
Start with debug output,
# = number (1..15).
Its very simple: Start
ding (via KDE menu "Tools" or via command line), type in search word, press
ENTER, read results. Search further by double-clicking a word, or
select a word in another window and drop it by clicking with mouse
button 2 over the "ding window". For further information consult the
program help by pressing F1.
ding was written by Frank Richter <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This manual page was written by Roland Rosenfeld <email@example.com>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
|Debian Project ||DING (1) ||October 2005 |
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