1. NAME

gnome-dictionary - Look up words on dictionaries

2. SYNOPSIS

 
Sélectionnez
DEBUTINLINEgnome-dictionary
FININLINE
DEBUTINLINEgnome-dictionary  [options]
FININLINE



or select

Dictionary from the

Accessories submenu of the Applications menu.

3. DESCRIPTION

GNOME Dictionary provides dictionary definitions of words, using a dictionary source. For full documentation see the

GNOME Dictionary online help.

4. OPTIONS

  • --look-up word
        Looks up the specified word using the pre-defined dictionary source.
  • -s source\fR or --source source
        Uses the specified source for looking up words. This does not affect the global settings.

R -l

    Lists all the sources available.

R -n

    Using this switch with the --look-up will print the definitions found on the console without launching the GUI.

--help

    Display help information.

5. CONFIGURATION

All the configuration is handled using GConf.

6. AUTHOR

GNOME Dictionary was originally written by Spiros Papadimitriou (< >), Mike Hughes (< >) and Bradford Hovinen (< >). Emmanuele Bassi (< >) rewrote it from scratch. This manual page was originally written by Jochen Voss < >.

7. SEE ALSO

R dict (1),

R dictd (8),

R http://www.dict.org/ ,

RFC 2229