If you have created a dictionary, please send
me an email and tell me about
it. I plan to collect pointers to those files and include them in this
handbook. If I find an electronic abode for
kvoctrain with enough space,
I might also store them there.
This also applies if you have dictionaries for QVocab or KVoclearn as I will write converters if necessary.
kvoctrain distribution contains an executable called
to transform those lists in kvtml format. The original files come as WinWord
DOC-files so you have to save them as
ANSI-TXT files before starting conversion.
StarOffice can do this job.
spotlight2kvtml needs the 3 parameters filename, month and year
and produces a file in the same directory with the same name and the
spotlight2kvtml 0199.txt 01 99
kvoctrain. As I also implemented the ability to write this format, you should also send your vocabulary files in "lex" format to the author.
If you don't want to learn but just need quick translations of expressions
in larger dictionaries you might be unhappy with
kvoctrain if your
computer doesn't have much memory and MHz. A 150000 entry file consumes
about 60M and takes
ages to load if your system starts swapping.
In this case you might want to try one of the following: