[jasspa] describe-word and Bookshelf
- |2) New describe-word command
| I've created a new describe-word command which requires a command-line
| access to a word definition. The command will then be able to look-up and
| display the meaning of a given word. The command can be run separately or
| from the spell-checker.
| The command-line access could be some dictionary program you have, but
| typically it will be a grep into a text file containing all the words and
Please allow for the possibility of not getting anything back.
E.g. one can do a lookup in Microsoft Bookshelf from the command line:
C:\>c:\app\books98\bshelf98 -i Jasspa
brings up the Bookshelf 98 GUI with the nearest definition it can find:
jat (jät) noun
A member of a peasant caste residing in the Punjab and other areas of northern India and Pakistan, comprising Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh groups.
I have it in my cdrom drive at all times.