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Old 04-26-2010, 03:47 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if it is possible to install own dictionaries to use it with iBooks? What format are the proprietary ones?
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Old 04-26-2010, 08:19 AM   #2
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Hi,
Does anyone know if it is possible to install own dictionaries to use it with iBooks? What format are the proprietary ones?
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any dictionary in epub format that did not have DRM would work fine.
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Old 04-26-2010, 08:39 AM   #3
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There are a couple of free apps for dictionaries at the app store. The pre-installed one works GREAT with Safari. As you read along, if you run across a word you do not recognize, just tap on it and the little "definition" flag pops up.
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:13 PM   #4
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I wonder if it is possible to change pre-installed dictionaries to use my own one to use it just like DixieGal described with iBooks application (that's why I don't additional app)

Are there dictionaries in epub format? I mean, i don't want to open it but to use it during reading (vide Dixiegal example)
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Old 04-27-2010, 10:53 PM   #5
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There are a couple of free apps for dictionaries at the app store. The pre-installed one works GREAT with Safari. As you read along, if you run across a word you do not recognize, just tap on it and the little "definition" flag pops up.
Maybe I missed something, but cannot figure out how to make the dictionary work with Safari. Did you make a special bookmark let for it?
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I didn't do anything, didn't get a dictionary app or anything. It has one installed already. I just double tap a word and it pops up the options. It works like the autocorrect and paste and other options. It just works by magic, as far as I know, because I didn't do anything special to get it.
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I can't use the dictionary in safari either. can anyone teach me how to set it up?
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Dixiegal, does dictionary work on other app than iBooks and Safari (if it really works on Safari ;-)?
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Hi,
Does anyone know if it is possible to install own dictionaries to use it with iBooks? What format are the proprietary ones?
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See my thread: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=87909
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