4. Selection Lookup
6. Playing Multimedia Data
7. Internet Search
8. Keyboard Shortcuts
9. Customizing the View
10. Remote Commands
11. Other Settings
1. Add a Dictionary GroupNow, you can start searching. All the information about setting is stored in a file in a directory called .ebview in the user's home directory.
You need to add dictionary group. Put the name in the "Group Name" box and click the "Add" button. "EtoJ" or "JtoE" will be fine.
If you want to use "Selection Lookup" feature, you might want to add a group named "selection". If it exists, EBView will always use this group on Selsction Lookup.
2. Identify Avaliable Dictionaries
Then, identify dictionaries in hard disk. Enter the directory that contains the dictionary information (it should contain a file called
or ). Then press the "Search Disk" button and it will read the catalog. You can specify the depth of directories to recursively search using the number next to the directory name. "0" means search no subdirectories.
3. Choose Selected Dictionaries to add to the Dictionary Group
Choose the dictionary or dictionaries to add to the dictionary group and click the "Add" button. You can change the name of the dictionary as you desire.
Execute both "Exactword Search" and "Keyword Search".
Entries which exactly matches the search word will be listed.
Entries beginning with the search word will be listed. For example, when you enter "difficult" as search word, it matches both "difficult" and "difficulty".
Entries end in the search word will be listed. For example, when you enter "tist" as search word, it matches "dentist" and "systematist" etc. Keyword Search
This enables you to specify multiple words, then entries which contain all the words will be listed. For example, when you enter "grow" and "up" , it may matches "grow up". Multiword Search
This also enables you to specify multiple words, but each words has a meaning. You may also choose words from the list if available.
Full Text Search
This lists all the entries which contains search word in its content. It takes times since EBView has to read whole dictionary.
Lanuch external Web browser to search keywords from Internet.
Show menu data if available.
Show copyright information if available.
Clicking on hypertext links with the left button works normally, clicking anywhere else with the left button closes the pop-up window.
Left Button Close popup window. Middle Button Back to previous hits. Right Button Go to next hits.
F1 Choose Automatic Search F2 Choose Exactword Search F3
Choose Forward Search F4
Choose Endword Search F5
Choose Keyword Search F6
Choose Mutiword Search F7
Choose Full Text Search F8
Choose Internet Search Return Start searching Escape clear keywords Ctrl + p
Ctrl + n Next hit
Ctrl + c
Copy to clipboard
Ctrl + h
Ctrl + q
Ctrl + Up
Choose previous dictionary group
Ctrl + Down
Choose next dictionary group
Ctrl + Number
Toggle Xth dictionary
Alt + Left
Go back in history
Alt + Right
Go forward in history
ebview-remote --search keywords
Perform search with specified parameter. You can pass space-separated words.
Perform selection lookup only once.
Perform selection lookup only once. Result will be shown in popup window.