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What is kvoctrain

kvoctrain is a vocabulary trainer. Like most of the other vocabulary trainers it uses the "flash card" approach:

You remember: write the original expression on the front side of the card and the translation on the back. Then look at the cards one after another. If you knew the translation, put it away. If you failed, put it back to try again.

kvoctrain offers the possibility to enter additional properties for your words (e.g. type, usage label, conjugations) and also allows to use them for queries.


Here are some screenshots from version 0.7 (as of february 2001). Screenshots of almost all dialogs and views can be found in the handbook.
Right side you can see a screenshot of the main window.
  • Different colors represent your current knowledge of the vocabulary.
  • As you can also see, it is possible to keep more than one language (besides the original) in your file.
  • Starting from version 0.7 kvoctrain can also handle different charsets and fonts per language.
    Of course you should not use these fancy fonts for your words, it's just to show the possibility.
On the left you see the first page of the dialog for the input of your words and their properties.
The last screenshot shows the random query dialog. Depending on the word type several query dialogs are availabe.

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Last updated on December 15. 2000
ewald at ewald-arnold.de