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Multilingual dictionary SlovoEd 6.0 for Pocket PC

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SlovoEd 6.0 for Pocket PC

About SlovoEd

Contents

About SlovoEd................................................................................................................................4 Useful programs......................................................................................................................5 Main features of the SlovoEd program...................................................................................6 Language versions of SlovoEd ..............................................................................................7 Trial-version limitations and registration....................................................................................7 Registration during the installation.........................................................................................8 Registration after the installation ............................................................................................8 Installation of SlovoEd...................................................................................................................9 Installation: Main Steps ..........................................................................................................9 Installation of additional dictionary databases......................................................................11 How to use SlovoEd......................................................................................................................12 Getting Started ......................................................................................................................12 Input methods .......................................................................................................................13 Morphology Module .............................................................................................................15 Program Interface .................................................................................................................18 Main window ...................................................................................................19 Taskbar icons ....................................................................................................19 Toolbar ..............................................................................................................19 Dictionary entry ................................................................................................20 Full-screen mode...............................................................................................21 Dictionary menu................................................................................................22 Translation direction menu...............................................................................22 Enable/Disable dictionaries..............................................................................23 Flash Cards menu ..............................................................................................23 Edit menu ..........................................................................................................24 SlovoEd Options ...................................................................................................................24 Resident............................................................................................................25 Word of the Day...............................................................................................26 Interface............................................................................................................26 SlovoEd Usage Modes..........................................................................................................27 Standard mode...................................................................................................27 Resident mode...................................................................................................27 Wildcard Search ................................................................................................29 Getting Help..........................................................................................................................29 How SlovoEd can help you to learn a foreign language ...........................................................30 Table of irregular verbs.........................................................................................................30 Adding Flash Cards and Flash Cards Quiz ...........................................................................30 Word of the Day ...................................................................................................................32 How to create your own dictionary ............................................................................................33 SlovoEd Studio .....................................................................................................................33

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Uninstallation of SlovoEd............................................................................................................34 Useful information .......................................................................................................................34 How to get the registration code for program.......................................................................34 E-care ....................................................................................................................................34 Customer Support Service ....................................................................................................35 Appendix: Sound module. Installation and usage......................................................................35 Sound module. Demo-version limitations and registration ..................................................35 Sound Module. Registration during the installation..........................................36 Sound Module. Registration after the installation.............................................36 Sound Module. Installation: main steps ............................................................37 Sound module. How to use it................................................................................................37 Sound Module. Uninstallation ..............................................................................................37

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About SlovoEd

SlovoEd is a well-known set of products developed by Paragon Software (SHDD) for such popular mobile operating systems as Palm OS, Windows Mobile/Pocket PC, Windows CE Smartphone and Symbian OS. High data compression ratio for dictionaries and high retrieval rate are available thanks to the special technology developed by Paragon Software (SHDD). Our software is absolutely user friendly due to the handy user interface and the wide range of tools which are provided by the dictionary engine: you can look up words and view wordlists as well as edit word databases. This manual describes the version of SlovoEd which is compatible with mobile devices which work under the following operating systems: Windows Mobile 2003/2003 Second Edition, Windows Mobile 5.0

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Useful programs

We offer you many other useful programs for your device. Language Extender enables to input information in national language in any application on Windows Mobile/Pocket PC devices, edit it and transfer to other Pocket PC's or desktop computers. Language Extender package includes drivers of national Pocket PC on-screen keyboard and national regional settings. As optional feature, it provides translation of Pocket PC/Windows Mobile interface to national language. PenReader is multilingual Windows Mobile Pocket PC handwriting recognition software which enables handwriting text input possibility, making the work with your device more comfortable and effective. It doesn't require training or adjustment for a particular handwriting - it's ready to work right after installation on Windows Mobile Pocket PC device! InterKey and InterKey Portable utilities provide full Windows Mobile/Pocket PC data entry support: multilingual on-screen keyboards and multilingual input with Pocket PC portable keyboards. As optional feature, InterKey provides word autocomplete function, that completes words you are typing on the on-screen keyboard or Pocket PC external keyboard. Your Pocket PC device starts keeping you organized on the go. Handy Weather software for Windows Mobile Pocket PC will keep you connected with updated forecast anytime and anywhere. All you need is Internet connectability to get weather news and forecast for 40 000+ preset cities worldwide and for any arbitrary location by coordinates (latitude and longitude). Can't Stop Solitaires Collection is the exciting Windows Mobile Pocket PC game. More than 250 solitaire games for Pocket PC are gathered together in a single pack. With such number of included solitaires you can play the new different Pocket PC game every day for several months. Amazing Mahjong is a puzzle game of Chinese origin dating over two thousand years. It has gained enormous popularity to become one of the world's most famous board games. The objective is simple, but so captivating ­ you must match sets of tiles together to clear them from the board. Amazing Mahjongg gives you an opportunity to enjoy classic Mahjong game on your Pocket PC/Windows Mobile device. You will never get tired of playing this game! Now the authentic "Arkanoid" game has been faithfully reproduced for the Windows Mobile Pocket PC devices! With over 10 million copies sold worldwide, Arkonoid is one of the world's most popular games. We offer you Another Ball Magic game for Windows Mobile Pocket PC, which is a classic game with attractive magic interface and lots of different bonuses and exciting levels. Simple gameplay, easy to pick up without instruction, and extremely enjoyable! CETuner is a powerful utility for creating and changing themes, adjusting colors and customizing fonts on Windows Mobile Pocket PC devices. With CETuner you can change the Windows Mobile Pocket PC interface the way you want! Visit http://pocket-pc-software.penreader.com/index.html if you want to try the trial-versions and get the full versions of the described and other programs.

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Main features of the SlovoEd program

We develop our dictionaries according to users' needs and the constantly growing functionality of the mobile devices. Several vital functions have appeared in SlovoEd 6.0 for Pocket PC, making your work yet more comfortable. · Morphology Module for Russian, English and Spanish languages. Now you can get the translation of the words entered in any form. (For example, if you use plural nouns and adjectives, a different verb forms and so on). Such new program feature allows you to work with foreign texts more efficiently (especially, if you use SlovoEd in Resident mode) and is extremely useful for those user, who just starts learning foreign languages. Resident module. Get a translation without having to exit the application you are working in ­ a small dictionary window will appear right in the active application! Sound Module. You can listen to the pronunciation of a word if an appropriate Sound Module is installed. Special word learning method. You can save certain words to Flash Cards and then take a Flash Cards Quiz to test yourself. Word of the Day. Learn new words without scanning the dictionary! Every day a word is chosen from the dictionary at random and is shown to. A table of irregular verbs with several sorting options is now available (only for English language) ­ knowing only one form of the verb you will be able to find the others quickly. Several sorting possibilities will help to find the verb form you need. Wildcard Search. You search the words which spelling you do not know exactly

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Other features: phonetic transcription in a dictionary entry (for several dictionaries only) large number of dictionary entries using SlovoEd program you can install several dictionary databases on one mobile device. Their dictionary databases are merged (i. e. the word search is carried out among all words from all these dictionaries) easy switching between dictionaries several colour schemes. Personalize your dictionary by choosing one of the available skins you can install SlovoEd on an expansion card. You can economize the device main memory by installing the program on a Memory Stick, a Compact Flash, a Secure Digital Card or a MultiMedia Card. low memory consumption search history. Your last 30 queries are saved in the history ­ you can come back to the entries you have seen at any time. ability to order the dictionaries directly from your device you can use your own dictionary created by using a compiler "SlovoEd Studio & Conversion Tools" installed on your desktop computer use the dictionary in Landscape mode (for Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition only) choose between several interface languages

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All those features make the navigation easy and the use of the program convenient.

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Trial-version limitations and registration

Language versions of SlovoEd

We can offer you the numerous explanatory and bilingual dictionaries for the following languages:

Bulgarian Croatian Czech Danish Dutch English Estonian French German Greek Hungarian Italian Latin Lithuanian Norwegian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovenian Spanish Swedish Turkish. Ukrainian

Dictionary interface is available in the following languages: English, Russian, French, Italian, Spanish and German. Some language versions of the dictionaries are available in several editions: Compact, Classic, De luxe. You can choose any edition according to your needs and device memory limitations. Please, visit our web-site to find out more about the dictionaries available for your language: http://pocket-pc-dictionaries.penreader.com/index.html.

Trial-version limitations and registration

The more you use an unregistered dictionary, the more you get a message saying your copy is unregistered instead of the translation. You receive the registration code for your dictionary after purchasing the software. There are 2 ways of registration: Registration during the installation and Registration after the installation

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Registration during the installation

During the installation of the program the Registration window appears on the desktop display:

Enter the registration code which you received after purchasing the dictionary in the registration window. If you want to use a demo version of the program tap Proceed. In this case you can register the dictionary after installation. For more information refer to the Registration after the installation

Registration after the installation

To register the dictionary after the installation run SlovoEd and choose Register in the menu. Dictionary

If you have already purchased the product press Register and enter the registration code for desired dictionary or Sound Module which was sent you after purchasing. Also you can enter the e-mail address you used for ordering the dictionary (Internet connection is required).

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Installation of SlovoEd

SlovoEd is installed from a desktop computer. Make sure that Microsoft ActiveSync is installed on your desktop computer for synchronizing it with your mobile device. It is usually included in the CD with software for your mobile device. Information on the installation of Microsoft ActiveSync is given in the documentation to the program.

NOTE The latest version of Microsoft ActiveSync is always available for download at: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/downloads/.

ATTENTION! Don't forget to make a backup copy of your mobile device data before the installation of any program (including SlovoEd) to avoid the accidental loss of important data. If you used an earlier version of SlovoEd, you should uninstall it first.

Installation: Main Steps

1. Connect your mobile device with your desktop computer via a cable. Run Microsoft ActiveSync. When devices are connected an icon of connection on desktop PC tray bar becomes rich green.

2. On your desktop PC start SlovoEd installation file (*.exe) by double click on it. Installation process will start automatically on your desktop PC. 3. Enter the registration code in the the registration window (see Registration after the installation). Follow the instructions of the installation program.

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4. If you install the program for the first time, all components of the program will be selected (i. e. all checkboxes will be checked): the SlovoEd Dictionary Engine, the dictionary database (or several databases), User Guide for SlovoEd, and the demo-version of InterKey for Pocket PC (plus the User Guide for InterKey PPC). If you do not want to install some component, uncheck the box near it.

ATTENTION! The dictionary will not function unless the dictionary engine and at least one word database is installed.

NOTE The demo-version of the InterKey utility is installed together with the dictionary. If you want to obtain a commercial copy of InterKey, you should purchase a registration code: http://pocket-pc-software.penreader.com/ru/InterKey/articles/Shopping_area_for_InterKey.html.

5. Wait until the setup process is finished on your desktop computer 6. During the installation process you can choose where the sound module should be installed (to a memory card or to the main memory of your device).

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7. Then a Choose interface language dialog will appear on the screen of your mobile device.

The SlovoEd icon should appear in the Programs directory.

Installation of additional dictionary databases

You can install the SlovoEd engine with several dictionary databases. To install all databases, launch the installation process for all dictionaries one after another. During the installation of additional word databases you should perform steps 1-5 described above. If the SlovoEd engine is already installed on your mobile device and all you want is to install additional databases, uncheck the box near SlovoEd Dictionary Engine. During the installation of additional dictionary databases you can select the destination media: the main memory or an expansion card. If several dictionaries are installed and activated for the same language pair (for example, EnglishFrench Universal dictionary and English-French dictionary of Law), their dictionary databases are merged. The wordlist used to find translation will then contain words from all activated dictionaries and the word lookup is performed in the word database of all those dictionaries. You can activate or

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deactivate installed dictionaries individually. If only one dictionary is activated, only its database will be used for word lookup. If several dictionaries are activated, the wordlist you see on the screen contains the words from all activated dictionaries. If the translation of the word is present in several activated dictionaries you can pass to its translation in different dictionaries using Previous dictionary-Next dictionary buttons on the dictionary toolbar. If several dictionaries of different directions are installed, you can select dictionary direction in Dictionary/Translation direction. Changing translation directions is described in Translation direction menu....

NOTE In the Translation direction menu all translation directions are shown even if some dictionaries were installed on an expansion cards, and some ­ on the main memory.

How to use SlovoEd

Getting Started

To start the program, tap the SlovoEd icon in the Programs directory.

You can also run SlovoEd just by pressing a hardware button. To assign a new action to a hardware button, open Start>Settings>Buttons, then select the button you want from the button list and the SlovoEd application from the Button assignment dropdown list.

SlovoEd also has the Resident mode which allows you to perform a quick word lookup from any application (without having to quit the application you are currently working in). To see how it works, select a word, open the context menu (tap and hold your stylus on the selected word) and choose Translate to open the Resident window with translation of the word.

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Input methods

When the program starts, you see the main window of the dictionary: 1. The input line is on the top of the screen - type in a word to get its translation (or interpretation). 2. The icon showing the selected input method (onscreen keyboard or a handwriting recognition system) is in the lower right corner.

You can use the following input methods:

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On-screen keyboard added by LEng localization system. Another on-screen keyboard (for example, InterKey).

Handwriting recognition system ­ for example, PenReader: Choose PenReader in the input panel. Place the cursor into the input line and write the word anywhere on the screen - PenReader will recognize the text and the word will appear in the input line.

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Paste operation: copy the word you want to look up to the clipboard, start the dictionary and choose Paste in the Edit menu.

If the word is listed in the dictionary database, you will see its translation (or interpretation) in the area under the wordlist. If the word is not listed in the dictionary database, you will see words which are closest to what you have typed in the dictionary. You can scroll the wordlist using the scrollbar on the right or Up-Down hardware buttons.

NOTE If you enter the word in any form (for example, if you use plural nouns and adjectives, a different verb forms and so on) you can see its base forms. For this purpose tap icon. A prompt with all found base forms for entered word will be shown. To see translation of any of them just tap it with stylus. To see the morphology information for any of found base forms tap Details item in the Morphology prompt.

Morphology Module

Now for Engish and Russian languages SlovoEd 6.0 program allows you to get the translation of the word entered in any form (for example, if you use plural nouns and adjectives, a different verb forms and so on). If you enter the word in any form you can see its base forms. For this purpose tap with all found base forms for entered word will be shown. icon. A prompt

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To see translation of any of them just tap it with stylus.

NOTE You can get the translation of found base form only if the dictionary includes its translation. If it does not such base form will be displayed as grey.

To see the morphology information for any of found base forms tap Details item in the Morphology prompt.

You will proceed to Morphology Information window. If you need to see the morphology information for another found base form use to see previous, next base forms. buttons

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If you tap the base form between you will see the list of all found base forms for entered word. You can quickly get the morphology information for any of them by choosing it from the list.

Also you can enter the whole phrase in the input line. In this case all found base forms for all the words from the phrase will be shown.

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Program Interface

As soon as you start the program you see the main window with a toolbar at the bottom. Two of the Edit), and the rest of them serve as buttons to toolbar icons open menus ( Dictionary and icon to maximize the window with long entries and view them perform a single action. You can use in full-screen mode. There is an icon of Morphology prompt in the upper panel of the window. When you enter the word in any form, tap this icon and the morphology prompt with the list of found base forms will appear. For more information refer to Morphology Module describtion. To make it easier to distinguish between different meanings of the word etc. each dictionary entry has special.

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Main window

1. Input line. Type in the word you want to look up. 2. History button. Tap the downwards pointing arrow to view the list of 30 previous queries.

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Morphology prompt. If you enter the word in any form you can see its base forms. For this purpose tap the icon. A prompt with all found base forms for entered word will be shown. For more information refer to Morphology Module section.

4. Toolbar 5. Wordlist scrollbar (You can also scroll the wordlist tapping Up/Down hardware buttons) 6. Entry scrollbar 7. Dictionary entry (see Dictionary entry). 8. Wordlist (a pronunciation icon shows that you can listen to the pronunciation of this word)

ATTENTION! Sound is available only if the Sound Module is installed (see Paragon (SHDD) Products and Appendix: Sound module. Installation and usage).

Taskbar icons

1. Word of the Day. Tap this indicator to see the Word of the Day (for details see Word of the Day).

Toolbar

1. 2. 3.

Dictionary menu is the main menu of the program Edit menu allows you to copy and paste text into the input line, as well as edit dictionary entries. Reverse direction icon switches to the reverse dictionary (for example, if you are reading an entry of a English-Spanish dictionary, tapping this button will switch the dictionary to the

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Spanish-English dictionary) 4. 5. 6. 7. To cards icon saves the entry you are reading to a card for stydying (see Word of the Day). Back returns to the previous chosen entry. To the full-screen mode (see Full-screen mode). To leave the full-screen mode and minimize the entry window tap the icon .) The Previous dictionary-Next dictionary icons allow you to view the translation of the word from previous (next) dictionary. Use the Sound icon to listen to the pronunciation of the word (this option is available only if the Sound Module is installed and the pronunciation of the selected word is present in the Sound Module).

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Dictionary entry

1. Title of the entry 2. Phonetic transcription (for MultiLex dictionaries only) 3. Set expressions with the word 4. Translation If you tap any of the words in the entry field, you will see an entry for this word from the reverse dictionary or words closest to it in the wordlist of reverse dictionary if the word itself is not in the database. 5. Grammatical information and stylistic labels

NOTE The layout of the entry and the amount of information about the word are different in different dictionaries. For example, some dictionaries do not provide a phonetic transcription, and in some dictionaries grammatical information is given in violet, not blue.

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Full-screen mode

If the dictionary entry is long and you find viewing it in the main window inconvenient, you can maximize the entry window using To the full-screen mode icon on the toolbar. The toolbar of the full-screen mode contains the following buttons: Add to cards Save the word to a card for studying. Previous Show the previous chosen entry. Sound Play the sound for this word. Previous dictionary Show the translation of this word from the previous dictionary. Next dictionary Show the translation of this word from the next dictionary. Morphology prompt. If you enter the word in any form you can see its base forms. For this purpose tap the icon. A prompt with all found base forms for entered word will be shown. For more information refer to Morphology Module section. Go back to the main dictionary window Return to the main dictionary window.

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Dictionary menu

This menu gives access to several important functions and all options of the dictionary. Flash Cards. This menu allows to add the word to a flash card or to take the Flash Card Quiz (for more details see Adding Flash Cards and Flash Cards Quiz). Irregular verbs... Choose this item to open the table of irregular verbs (for English language only). Enable/Disable dictionaries... You can enable or disable dictionary databases that are used for word lookup (for detailes see Translation direction menu...). Translation direction... This menu item allows to select the translation direction. Wildcard Search. Use Wildcard Search to find words when you are not sure about their spelling (see Wildcard Search). Options. Using this menu you can adjust the program according to your personal preferences for more convenient use. All options are described in the section SlovoEd Options Register... Here you can register the dictionary (or several dictionaries) and the Sound Module (or several sound modules). About... Tap this menu item to get the information about the version of the program and active word databases. Exit. Select this menu item to exit the program.

Translation direction menu...

If several dictionaries for different language pairs are installed, it is vital that you have an easy way to change the translation directions. Screenshot on the right shows the following available translation directions: from English into French and vice versa, from German into English and vice versa, from Russian into English and vice versa. Let's suppose, that you are translating some text from French into English. This means that you often need to find English equivalents for French words (i.e. you often need to use the French-English dictionary). But you also may want to check if the English word you have chosen for your translation can mean something else in French using English-French dictionary.

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To switch to the reverse (i. e. English-French) dictionary tap the standard mode.

Reverse dictionary on the toolbar in

To make the word search faster and to avoid looking through unnecessary entries you can deactivate some dictionary databases. Tap Details to specify which dictionary databases for the current language pair will be used for the word lookup. The Enable/Disable dictionaries... window will appear.

Enable/Disable dictionaries...

If several dictionaries are active for one translation direction, their word databases are merged (i. e. word search is carried out among all words from all these dictionaries). Enable/Disable dictionaries menu allows to select the dictionaries which will be used for the word search and set priorities for each of them. An active dictionary is a dictionary which will be used for the word search. To deactivate a dictionary you need to uncheck the boxes near it. Dictionary priority indicates the order in which the translations of the word from active dictionaries will be shown. Red numbers in the screenshot show the priorities.

When viewing the translation use icons

to go to the translation in the previous or next dictionary.

Flash Cards menu

The Flash Cards menu allows you to save a word to a Flash Card and to take the Flash Card Quiz to test your knowledge. For more details see Adding Flash Cards and Flash Cards Quiz.

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Edit menu

The Edit menu allows you to copy and paste text fragments, to clear the input line or to select all text.

SlovoEd Options

The Options section of the menu contains several options which help you to adjust the dictionary to your needs. There are three sub-sections: Resident options, Word of the Day options and Interface options.

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Resident

The Resident module is the part of the SlovoEd program that allows to get the translation of the word without quitting the application you are working in. (For details see Resident mode).

Start resident in full screen mode Check the box near this item to always open the translation in the full screen on the invocation of the dictionary from other applications. By default the translation appears in a small window. You can use one of those tree ways to invoke the dictionary Resident module from another application: Add the "Translate" item to context menus If you want to look up a word while working in external application (for example, in Pocket Word), select word and tap and hold it. The context menu appears where you can select Translate (this way is set by default).

Double tap Ctrl+C to start resident To open the Resident window select the word you want to look up and tap Ctrl+C two times (Ctrl+C and Ctrl+C once again) on the onscreen keyboard (or external keyboard).

Use hardware button to start program To invoke the dictionary from another application you should select the word you want to look up and tap the hardware button which you have chosen in the button assignment list in the Resident Options window.

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Word of the Day...

Word of the Day is one of the functions which allows you to easily learn new words. Each day a word is chosen from the dictionary at random and shown in a pop-up window when you start the dictionary (see Word of the Day). The options available in this window are: Show Word of the Day Word of the Day will be shown only if this option is enabled. Otherwise, Word of the Day will not be shown on the start of the program. Show at every start Select this item to view Word of the Day on every start of the program. (Otherwise, it will only be shown once a day at the first start). Postpone till the next day If you do not turn your device on for several days, the words will be accumulated. (For example, if you turn on your device after two weeks of absence, you will be able to view 14 words of the day.) Besides, you can choose the translation direction to be used for the Word of the Day selection.

Interface...

This section allows you to: Select dictionary Skins Five interface themes are available. Select the Interface language Change the Font size used in the dictionary entry.

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SlovoEd Usage Modes

The program can function in different modes. When you want to look up a word in a standard mode, you should type the word in the input line or select it from the wordlist below the input line. You can use the Wildcard search if you are not sure about the spelling of the word. Resident will come in useful if you work in some other application and need to perform a quick word look up without exiting the active application.

Standard mode

In the standard mode the word look up is performed after you enter the text in the input line. Besides, you can select a word by scrolling the wordlist below the input line. (Use the scrollbar on the right of the word list or Up/Down hardware buttons. To select the word tap Jog Dial hardware button or tap the word.) You can also view a translation of the word in the entry field. Double-tap on the selected word from the translation field to view its translation from the reverse dictionary. The program will immediately switch to the reverse dictionary and start searching the word you have highlighted. If it is present in the reverse dictionary database, the dictionary entry will be shown. Otherwise, you will see the words from the reverse dictionary which are closest to the word you have highlighted. If you enter the word in any form you can see its base forms. For this purpose tap the icon .A prompt with all found base forms for entered word will be shown. For more information refer to Morphology Module section.

Resident mode

You can get the translation of desired word without leaving the application you are working in. It is available because of SlovoEd can work in Resident mode. Such program functionality will especially useful with working with foregn literature: reading the books, Internet navigation and so on. And new functionality such as Morphology Module will help you to get the translation for the words entered in any form and will do the usage of the dictionary in Resident Mode more efficient. To view the translation of a word select it and invoke the Resident Mode using one of the methods that you have chosen in the Resident options (see Resident...) . By default you can invoke the Resident by selecting a word and selecting Translate in the context menu.

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EXAMPLE

Using the Resident while web-browsing

Select the word you want to look up. Tap and hold on it to open the context menu. Select Translate to open the Resident window.

This method is set as the default and works in any application. To change the way of invoking the Resident, open

Dictionary>Options>Resident... and checkmark the

boxes near the methods you like.

A window will appear in the centre of the screen; you can drag it to any other part of the screen. If the word is listed in dictionary database, you will see the translation; otherwise the wordlist will be shown. The toolbar at the top of the Resident screen contains the following buttons: Add the word to flash cards Insert the translation into the text: select the part of the translation you want to insert and tap this icon. To the word list of the dictionary Sound. Play the sound for this word. Next dictionary-Previous dictionary To the full-screen mode Go back to the previous word (history). If you enter the word in any form you can see its base forms. For this purpose tap icon. A prompt with all found base forms for entered word will be shown. For more information refer to Morphology Module section. Close the resident window You can set the preferences according to your personal needs in the menu which is accessible from the main window of SlovoEd (see Resident...).

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Wildcard Search

Use Wildcard search if you are not sure about how the word is spelled or if you want to find all words which fall under the same pattern (for example, while solving a crossword, you need to think of a 6-letter word beginning with un-). The picture on the right shows the wildcard window. To start the search enter the query (the wildcard which consists of letters and special symbols). The following special symbols can be used in a query: * - represents any number of characters (zero or more); ? - represents precisely one character. Tap Search to see the list of words which correspond to your query. Tap a word to go to the dictionary entry.

EXAMPLE

Query

?ap *ap* ?ap?

Interpretation

All 3-letter word ending with "ap". All words, containing "ap" (in any place of the word). All 4-letter words, containing "ap" in the middle (there must be one letter before "ap" and one letter after it). All words beginning with "ap". All words ending with "ap". All words which contain where "a" and "p" are separated by one letter.

Search results

tap, map apart, adaptation, wrap ap, tape

ap* *ap *a?p*

apple, application wrap alp, campaign, harp

Getting Help

To open the built-in help on the current dictionary usage mode open Start>Help.

EXAMPLE To open help about in the Wildcard Search mode, open the Wildcards Search window ( Dictionary>Wildcard search), then tap Start and select Help.

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How SlovoEd can help you to learn a foreign language

How SlovoEd can help you to learn a foreign language

SlovoEd dictionaries have several functions which can help you to learn a foreign language:

Table of irregular verbs

To view the table of irregular verbs, open Dictionary menu and select Irregular verbs (for English language only). Tap the column heading to change the sorting order of the words: alphabetical/reverse alphabetical order. Thus, even if you know only one form of the verb, you will be able to find the other forms quickly. (The screenshot on the right demonstrates a table sorted by the Infinitive in alphabetical order.) Tap any of the forms to see the dictionary entry for the verb.

Adding Flash Cards and Flash Cards Quiz

Paragon Software Group developed an algorithm for a Quiz based on effective time-proved methodic of studing the foreign words with cards. The foreing word is written on the one side of the card and its translation on another. To learn the translation you take any one card from the pile and see the foreing word trying to remember its translation. Then you turn the card and see if you correctly remembered the word. In a similar the Quiz in SlovoEd is implemented. Unknown words found, for example, when reading the foreign literature can be added to the Flash Cards and later you can take the Quiz for these cards.

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How SlovoEd can help you to learn a foreign language

If you want to save a word to a card for studying, select Dictionary>Flash Cards>To Flash Cards. To start the quiz, select Cards Quiz. Dictionary>Flash Cards...>Flash

Several cards will be taken at random from the saved Flash Cards and demonstarted to you (20 at maximum). First, you should recall the translation of the word you see on the screen. To pass on directly to the next flash card, tap Next (The word you skipped will not be included in the quiz statistics). To check if the translation you have recalled is right, tap Translation. To listen to the pronunciation of the word tap the sound icon (if the pronunciation of the word is included in the sound module installed on your device).

After you tap Translation, a window with dictionary translation of this word appears. If several of the installed dictionaries contain the translaition of the word, you can use Next dictionary-Previous dictionary buttons to switch from one dictionary to another. There are two buttons in the translation window: Right and Wrong. If you think that the translation you recalled is correct, tap Right, otherwise tap Wrong.

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How SlovoEd can help you to learn a foreign language

SlovoEd will save the result and show the quiz statistics when the quiz is finished: the number of right translations recalled, the total number of cards shown and the number of learned words. The program saves statistics for several quizes and if you often successfully recall the translation for a certain word, this word is marked as "learned" and will not be included it in the quiz any more. To remember the words successfully you need to take a Quiz from time to time. SlovoEd program analizes the results of your quizes and when you start the new Quiz SlovoEd chooses and shows the words in such order which provides the best result to remember the translation. In a definite period the program includes the learned words in the Quiz to refresh and strengthen your knowledge. In the Flash Cards Quiz there is the Service menu. It allows to: delete the current flash card (Delete card...), Delete all cards or select Always play sound. If you select Always play sound, the pronunciation of every word that appears on the screen will be played automatically (provided that it is included in the Sound module installed on your device).

Word of the Day

In a addition to the Flash Card Quiz the SlovoEd program helps to learn the new words permanently even if you do not read the foreign literature. Every day a word will be chosen at random order from the dictionary and shown to you as the Word of the Day when you start the program. So if you have lack of time to search for new words you will improve your vocabulary permanently. If you tap Hide, the Word of the Day will be hidden and you will be able to maximize the Word of Day window by tapping its icon ( ) in the taskbar. To dismiss the Word of the Day, tap Dismiss. To save the word to a flash card, tap To cards. The options of this feature can be set in the Dictionary>Options>Word of the Day options (see Word of the Day...).

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How to create your own dictionary

How to create your own dictionary

SlovoEd Studio

If you use the specific terms and for more effective work you need a special dictionary which includes these terms you can create it by yourself. SlovoEd Studio & Conversion Tools is a freeware program for advanced users. It allows you to convert dictionary databases of different formats to the .prc format supported by the SlovoEd dictionary engine. With SlovoEd Studio & Conversion Tools you can create dictionary databases out of the source file you have chosen and set the layout that you prefer. SlovoEd Studio & Conversion Tools program is installed on the desktop computer. The process is very easy and fast. The compiler allows you to convert the resource database (*.dsl, * .wb, *.csv) into the *.prc format, which can be used with SlovoEd dictionaries. "SlovoEd Studio" not only helps you to compile a dictionary database, but also helps you to convert any dictionary-like data to a handy format. For example, you can organize a contact list or a kind of corporative database which contains information on the products of your company. This utility is more convenient than the standard instruments (such as Pocket Excel or a built-in Address book), because it allows to markup all the entries quickly according to the logical structure of the entries, and because the *.prc database which you get at the output is compatible with all mobile platforms. Another advantage of a *.prc database is that it is significantly more compact than an ordinary database, and the SlovoEd engine guarantees the fast search even if the *.prc file contains many thousand entries. To install a *.prc database on your device, you should: 1. Install the SlovoEd dictionary engine. 2. Use Microsoft ActiveSync Explore to copy your new *.prc database to the directory with dictionary database on your device - for example, to My Device\Program Files\Paragon SlovoEd Dictionaries. Do not delete the old dictionary database 3. Restart SlovoEd (select Dictionary>Exit and then run SlovoEd again). 4. Your new database should now be available in the Activate/Deactivate dicitonaries menu in the SlovoEd program. You can download the free copy of SlovoEd Studio at http://www.studio.penreader.com.

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Uninstallation of SlovoEd

Uninstallation of SlovoEd

To uninstall the SlovoEd dictionary engine: 1. Open Start >Settings> Remove Programs. 2. Select Paragon Software SlovoEd Engine and tap Remove. To uninstall a dictionary database, select the database and tap Remove.

Useful information

How to get the registration code for program

We invite you to our web-site http://www.pocket-pc-dictionaries.penreader.com devoted to Pocket PC dictionaries by Paragon Software (SHDD). There you can find demo-versions and detailed information about more than 150 different dictionaries available for 30 European languages. Visit our site: http://www.pocket-pc-dictionaries.penreader.com and select the dictionary you want to purchase; after this you can get the registration code using secure on-line ordering with your credit card via the e-Shop. Do not worry, we never get your credit card information, ordering is proceeded through specialized American and European e-commerce systems. This way of payment provides the "real-time fulfillment", that means that your serial number will be emailed to you immediately. Also you can order the registration code directly from your device. For this purpose use "Buy" button in the Registration window or open the mobile site: pda.penreader.com using Internet Explorer on your device.

E-care

We recommend that you register in our E-Care system which helps to automatically register and update your programs. . E-Care allows you to: · get free updates for your software; · · · recover your copy of the program or registration code if you accidentally lost it; get in touch with our support team; optionally get notifications about releases of the new version of the program.

The details of the registration procedure and the E-Care system you can find at: http://www.penreader.com/company/e_care.html.

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Appendix: Sound module. Installation and usage

Customer Support Service

Support Knowledge Base is available for our customers! You can find there detailed answers to all frequently asked questions about all programs of Paragon Software (SHDD) (Language Extender, the SlovoEd and MultiLex dictionaries, the InterKey, Handy Weather and CETuner utilities, Can't stop Solitaires Collection, the Amazing Mahgong game and so on). Visit our Support Knowledge Base before writing to our support team or while you are waiting for a reply from the customer support service. We suppose you will find there the necessary information on your problem. Welcome to Support Knowledge Base! http://support.penreader.com

Appendix: Sound module. Installation and usage

Many dictionary databases used with SlovoEd dictionary engine have always provided phonetic transcription for the words. Now you can look at the translation and the transcription of a word, but also you can listen to it and improve your pronunciation (the words are spoken by professional native speakers). Sound modules available for a specific language vary from maximally full versions to compact versions that contain only pronunciation of the most frequently used words.

Sound module. Demo-version limitations and registration

The more you use an unregistered sound module, the more often you hear a beep instead of the pronunciation. You receive the registration code for your dictionary after purchasing the sound module (the information on how to obtain your registration code is available in the section: How to get the registration code for program. For the information about SlovoEd dictionaries and available sound modules, please visit our site: http://penreader.com/PocketPC.html. There are 2 ways of registration of the Sound Module: Sound Module. Registration during the installation and Sound Module. Registration after the installation.

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Appendix: Sound module. Installation and usage

Sound Module. Registration during the installation

During the installation of the program the Registration window appears on the desktop display:

Sound Module. Registration after the installation

To register the sound module after the installation, run Dictionary menu. SlovoEd and choose Register in the

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Appendix: Sound module. Installation and usage

If you have already purchased the product press Register and enter the registration code for desired dictionary or Sound Module which was sent you after purchasing

NOTE Each installed dictionary should be registered with its own registration code Please be accurate when you type in the registration code: do not mix up zero with letter O, you should not enter any unnecessary spaces in the input line.

If you use the trial-version of the Sound Module and decide to buy it you can make your order immediately from your device without exiting the SlovoEd program. For this purpose press Buy button in the main or Registration window.

Sound Module. Installation: main steps

1. Connect your mobile device with your desktop computer via a cable. Run Microsoft. When devices are connected an icon of connection on desktop PC tray bar becomes rich green.

2. On your desktop PC start Sound Module installation file (*.exe) by double click on it. Installation process will start automatically on your desktop PC. 3. Enter the registration code in the registration window (see Sound Module. Registration during the installation). Follow the instructions of the installation program. 4. During the installation process you can choose where the sound module should be installed (to a memory card or to the main memory of your device).

Sound module. How to use it

After you install the sound module, in the wordlist a sound icon ( ) will appear near the words for will become active for them. If you want each which sound is available, and the tollbar sound icon word to be spoken automatically when it appears on the screen, tick Always play sound in the Service menu.To listen to the pronunciation in the Resident mode, tap the sound icon on the toolbar .

Sound Module. Uninstallation

To uninstall the Sound module: 1. Open Start>Settings>Remove Programs. 2. Select it in the list and tap Remove.

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Appendix: Sound module. Installation and usage

(The name of a sound module looks like "Paragon English Sound Speaker"; "English" can be substituted by another language's name, and "Speaker" can be substituted by "Compact", "Classic" or "Deluxe" - depending on the number of words in it.

Dear customers! Your reports and comments are highly appreciated. They help us to improve our programs quality. Thank you in advance for your reports.

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