#8 Highlight Words Function for Lookup, Copy, etc.

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nobody
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2007-03-30
2007-03-30
therudds
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It would be extremely helpful to be able to highlight an individual word from the text to work with. Being able to then look it up using a command-line dictionary would be ideal, but at least being able to copy the specific word(s) would a huge help in and of itself.

For example, Pleco Dict (most commonly used Chinese dictionary PDA software) can be pulled up with a command stroke on the Palm, and it will automatically lookup any word that is first highlighted. Right now, when one reads the Chinese Bible with PalmBible+, one has to select copy verse or screen, and then go into a seperate application and paste it before one can then highlight it to look it up in the Chinese dictionary software (at which point the PalmBible+ app is no longer pulled up, thus loosing having the English and Chinese versions in split screens, which is so invaluable).

If this command-line function isn't possible, at least being able to highlight a word and copy that specific word would be the next most helpful option, that way people could highlight and copy the specific word, then exit into a dicitonary (or pull up the command-line dictionary) and paste into it. Right now this can't be done when a whole verse or screen is copied at a time.

I sure hope someone can build this in as I am sure it would be very useful and helpful to those of us working bilingually.

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