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Old 10-01-2008, 09:14 AM   #21
nrapallo
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A odd source of a good dictionary (Random House Dictionary) is a freely-distributable program called eRocket.exe (or ertkdinstall.exe) available at ERocket | Home Download | PC World.

This is a PC emulator for Rocket edition (.rb) files first made available for the Nuvomedia Rocket eBook reader. Now, after you install this emulator (usually to C:\Program Files\NuvoMedia\) you will find the dictionary in the C:\Program Files\NuvoMedia\eRocket\RocketEditions directory called rhd.rb.

Now sourceforge hosts the rbmake project which includes a rbburst.exe program that will take a .rb file and explode it into its .html component parts.

That .html is your stating point for a nice compact dictionary (with approx. 19,300 word entries) for your own personal use! There's no table of contents, but adding a two-level one as suggested by VR is a great excercise left to the reader (not hardware one ).

Good luck!

p.s. I include that .html in the zip below to give you a head start; just say you got it from installing the above eRocket software.
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Last edited by nrapallo; 10-01-2008 at 09:49 AM. Reason: added dictionary word count
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