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Manual Reference Pages  -  GNOME-DICTIONARY (1)

NAME

gnome-dictionary - Look up words on dictionaries

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Configuration
Author
See Also

SYNOPSIS


gnome-dictionary 



gnome-dictionary [options]

or select Dictionary from the Accessories submenu of the Applications menu.

DESCRIPTION

GNOME Dictionary provides dictionary definitions of words, using a dictionary source.

For full documentation see the GNOME Dictionary online help.

OPTIONS

--look-up word
  Looks up the specified word using the pre-defined dictionary source.
--match word
  Matches one or more words using the pre-defined dictionary source.
-s source or --source source
  Uses the specified source for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings.
-D database or --database database
  Use the specified database for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings.
-S strategy or --strategy strategy
  Use the specified strategy for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings.
--help Display help information.

CONFIGURATION

All the configuration is handled using GConf.

AUTHOR

GNOME Dictionary was originally written by Spiros Papadimitriou (<spapadim+@cs.cmu.edu>), Mike Hughes (<mfh@psilord.com>) and Bradford Hovinen (<hovinen@udel.edu>).

Emmanuele Bassi (<ebassi@gmail.com>) rewrote it from scratch.

This manual page was originally written by Jochen Voss <voss@mathematik.uni-kl.de>.

SEE ALSO

dict(1), dictd(8), http://www.dict.org/, RFC 2229
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gnome-utils 2.13.4 GNOME-DICTIONARY (1) Jan 2 2005

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