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mazzarotti
Oct 3, 2010, 10:30 AM
Hey,

I'm looking to build a vocabulary builder, and ive done so with java. One thing that crosses my mind when I look up words is the possibility for a service or script to hook the Dictionary application. I really like the interface and how you can just click on a word for its definition. So what I want to know is:

1) is it possible to hook the application so every clicked/searched word can be logged?
2) if not, can i create a service to export the word and its definition(s)?



Thanks!



gnasher729
Oct 3, 2010, 02:00 PM
Hey,

I'm looking to build a vocabulary builder, and ive done so with java. One thing that crosses my mind when I look up words is the possibility for a service or script to hook the Dictionary application. I really like the interface and how you can just click on a word for its definition. So what I want to know is:

1) is it possible to hook the application so every clicked/searched word can be logged?
2) if not, can i create a service to export the word and its definition(s)?

I'd go to developer.apple.com and enter "dictionary" into the search box.