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10.4: Use double-click lookups in Dictionary Apps
Tiger only hintI was playing around with the new Dictionary application, and discovered that if you double click on a word (any word in the Dictionary window), the application will look up that word and return its definition. The back button will take you back to the prior definition.

[robg adds: A friend was amazed I didn't know this one -- apparently it's a fairly standard trick of electronic dictionaries. I guess I haven't used them all that often in the past, probably becuz my speling is allready excelent.]
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10.4: Use double-click lookups in Dictionary
Authored by: cheerio on May 11, '05 02:56:34PM

In safari, highlight any word, press "crtl-command-D" to display its definition.



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10.4: Use double-click lookups in Dictionary
Authored by: cheerio on May 11, '05 03:05:28PM

My previous hint was actually wrong. Sorry.

Try point to any word inside safari's browswer window, hit Ctrl-Command-D to display its definition.

Also, try holding down Ctrl-Command-D and point your mouse around words inside safari's browser window.



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10.4: Use double-click lookups in Dictionary
Authored by: robg on May 11, '05 03:46:45PM

This has been published as a separate hint here somewhere already :)

regards;
-rob.



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10.4: Use double-click lookups in Dictionary
Authored by: dunno on May 11, '05 09:17:35PM

Works in Text Edit, too.



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10.4: Use double-click lookups in Dictionary
Authored by: dunno on May 11, '05 09:34:36PM

And in Mail.app...



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