Translating Words, Phrases, and Text Fragments in ABBYY Lingvo
You can set up ABBYY Lingvo to display:
This brief translation mode provides the most basic information about the selected word. The translations are retrieved form the first dictionary on the Bookshelf which contains a matching entry.
To see a pop-up translation:
- Point your mouse pointer onto the word you wish to look up.
Note: If no pop-up window appears, make sure that:
- ABBYY Lingvo is running
- The feature is enabled: In the ABBYY Lingvo main window, select Tools>Options… and on the Translation tab, select the option Show pop-up translation when I point to a word.
To open a full entry:
- Holding down the ALT key on your keyboard, click a word, or
- Select a word or phrase in the text and then press Ctrl+Ins+Ins.
Note: If the selected word or phrase has no matching headword in the word list, a full-text search will be launched automatically.
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