Ding

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Ding

http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/~fri/ding/
Dictionary lookup program

Ding is a dictionary lookup program that uses the 'agrep' or 'egrep' tools for searching. It comes with a German-English Dictionary with ca. 120,000 entries. It is a Tk based Front-End to [ae]grep, ispell, or dict. 'Ding' can also search in English dictionaries using 'dict' and check spelling using 'ispell.' Configuration options include search preferences, interface language (English or German), and colors. The package includes history functions, help functions, and comes key and mouse bindings for quick and easy lookups. The package has three different search behaviors: o Search after typing in a new word (standard, as before) o Search for selected text when moving the mouse over the ding window o Search immediately on new text selection in another window

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Licensing

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Notes

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Janet Casey

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1 August 2002




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Frank Richter Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:Frank.Richter@hrz.tu-chemnitz.de
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ding
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/ding
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/ding


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useTk 8.0 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 April 2018.



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