Look up word definition

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Hong-Tae Jang | Forum Activity | Posted: Fri, Aug 28 2015 12:07 PM

Hi, occasionally I want to look up just a definition of words in resources. Yet, I cannot get the desired result by attempting to select/highlight a word from the text and click "Look up" in the context menu that pops up when click the right mouse button.

I used to look up definitions in similar manner, then at least one of the lines in the result pane included a definition from All Nations Dictionary which I still have in the resources list. In fact, I wished rather a dedicated function of "look up definition", not some other entries about the word probaly by limiting the resources to look up, from some specific dictionary resources only. Unfortunately, even that is gone or I do not know what has happened to that functionality.   

I would appreciate for your help. Thanks!

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JT (alabama24) | Forum Activity | Replied: Fri, Aug 28 2015 2:22 PM

Welcome! Sorry you are having troubles. Tongue Tied

Hong-Tae Jang:
Hi, occasionally I want to look up just a definition of words in resources. Yet, I cannot get the desired result by attempting to select/highlight a word from the text and click "Look up" in the context menu that pops up when click the right mouse button.

When you use the right click menu, there are different "selections" to choose from. In the first screen shot, I have "right clicked" on the word "practical." In the pop up menu (same screen shot), I have "practical" selected on the right hand side of the pop up. When I click "Look up," I am given the definition in MW dictionary (second screen shot).

Are you following these instructions? If so, can you post screen shots?

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JT (alabama24) | Forum Activity | Replied: Fri, Aug 28 2015 2:26 PM

Also, what "resource" are you trying to look words up in? Bibles, with reverse interlinears, are different than other resources.

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Hong-Tae Jang | Forum Activity | Replied: Mon, Feb 11 2019 6:02 AM

Thank you for your help, JT!

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