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DictEm is an extremely customizable DICT client for (X)Emacs
DictEm is an extremely customizable DICT client for (X)Emacs. DictEm implements all functions of the client part of the DICT protocol (RFC-2229).
Unlike dictionary.el, it widely uses autocompletion that is used for selecting a dictionary and search strategy. It provides several hooks that may be used for buffer postprocessing.
Built-in hyperlinking and a highlighting mechanism are based on this ability. It supports the mechanism of virtual dictionaries that can be used for grouping dictionaries from different DICT servers into the client-side virtual dictionary.
What's New in This Release:
- dictem-server variable can be equal to nil, in this case 'dict' command line tool will be called without -h option, i.e. default _list of servers_ specified in .dictrc (or dict.conf) will be used.
dict:///dictionary_name (in dictem-user-databases-alist) also means that default server list will be used, see Ex.4 for the sample of use.
dictem-server variable now defaults to nil, old value was "dict.org". dictem-strategy-alist and dictem-database-alist also defaults to nil.
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