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Pythool 2.1 is now available.

Pythool is an all-in-one program that helps English speakers learn Spanish. It features text-to-speech support, verb conjugation, a dictionary with over 70,000 words, a thesaurus, quizzes, full-text translation, idioms, a verb browser, and a large reference section.

The changes in this release are as follows: Major bugs involving installation failures, memory-intensive SQL queries, translation retrieval, and mature content in child-friendly versions have been fixed. The latest versions of SQLite and PySQLite are now used. A new Windows .exe is available for this release, and compatibility with Python 2.3 and Mac OS X has improved. Console warnings regarding unknown encodings have been eliminated. Gtk stock icons have been added to all buttons, dialogs, and menus. Themes and fonts are now managed internally through a theme selection interface, and the application's copyright has been updated.... read more

Posted by Erica Andrews 2004-01-22

PyInstallShield version 0.4 has been released.

PyInstallShield is a cross-platform program for installation and un-installation. Here is a quick list of the changes in version 0.4: The user interface now uses PyGtk-2. All internally-used icons and language translations are now contained in the main program, providing a more self-contained installation process.

The latest version can be obtained from:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=67446... read more

Posted by Erica Andrews 2003-11-26

PyBabelPhish version 2.0 is now available.

PyBabelPhish version 2.0 is now available. PyBabelPhish is a Gtk-based application for retrieving full-text translations from several web-based translation services. Here is a quick list of the new features in version 2.0: The user interface now uses PyGtk-2. Six new translation services are supported, and the Spanish Letters Toolbar now supports capitalized accented characters. If the language you are translating is not supported by the translation service you have selected, PyBabelPhish can now either warn you or automatically retrieve a translation from a more appropriate service.... read more

Posted by Erica Andrews 2003-11-26

Pythool 2.0 is now available.

Version 2.0 of Pythool is now available. This is a major upgrade for current users of Pythool.

Pythool is an all-in-one program to help English speakers learn Spanish. Features include: Pronunciation, verb conjugation, dictionary (72,000+ words), thesaurus, quizzes, full-text translation, idioms, a verb browser, and a large reference section.

Here is a quick list of changes in version 2.0: The user interface now uses PyGtk-2. 3200+ new words have been added to the dictionary, and a computer jargon glossary has been included. The translation module supports 6 new translation services, and 9 new reading comprehension exercises have been added. Speed improvements and bug fixes have been made to the Search-On-Demand feature. The Spanish Letters Toolbar now supports capitalized accented characters, and the help system has been improved. The Verb Families module offers the pronunciation feature, built-in window icons are now provided, and the logo has been redesigned.... read more

Posted by Erica Andrews 2003-11-26

PyInstallShield version 0.3 is now available.

PyInstallShield is a cross-platform program for installation and un-installation. Version 0.3 features user-configurable directories for icons and executable for Linux/Posix environments, Spanish language support when used on Linux/Posix environments., and the ability to configure 'optional' files.

The latest version can be obtained from:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=67446... read more

Posted by Erica Andrews 2003-03-13

PyPrint version 0.2 is available

Version 0.2 of PyPrint is now available. PyPrint is a Gtk-based print dialog and printer spool manager for LPR and LPRng-based printing systems. Version 0.2 features some user interface improvements and a sleeker look.

The latest release is available at:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=67446

Help and documentation for PyPrint is available at:
http://pythonol.sourceforge.net

Posted by Erica Andrews 2003-03-13

PyBabelPhish version 1.1 is now available

PyBabelPhish version 1.1 is now available. PyBabelPhish is a Gtk-based application for retrieving full-text translations from 2 major web-based translation services. Version 1.1 features text-to-speech support (pronunciation capabilities).

You may obtain the latest PyBabelPhish release from:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=67446

Help and documentation for PyBabelPhish is available at:
http://pythonol.sourceforge.net

Posted by Erica Andrews 2003-03-13

Pythool version 1.1 now available

Version 1.1 of Pythool is now available. This is a major upgrade for current users of Pythool.

Pythool is an all-in-one program to help English speakers learn Spanish. Features include: Pronunciation, verb conjugation, dictionary (70,000+ words), thesaurus, quizzes, full-text translation, idioms, a verb browser, and a large reference section.

New features in version 1.1 include text-to-speech support (pronunciation capabilities), drastic speed improvements through an embedded SQL database, bug fixes, animated 'help' windows, and much more. ... read more

Posted by Erica Andrews 2003-03-13