The Collins Lexibase English <-> Chinese dictionary on CD-ROM is a comprehensive reference resource for language professionals and learners. The dictionary contains over 100,000 translations, many of which include valuable context information and example sentences and expressions showing word usage. The CD-ROM incorporates a clear and easy to use interface that allows the choice between detailed or compact view, and provides a zoom function and customizable colour configuration.
The dictionary also includes many sophisticated search features, including alphabetical and approximate search for finding misspelled words, full-text search and cross-reference searching. Search functions can be configured to include or exclude context information or examples of usage. The software incorporates natural audio pronunciation of English words and expressions, full copy, paste and print functions as well as the possibility to configure a "search hotkey" that allows users to search for words in the dictionary from within other Windows applications. The setup program installs the entire dictionary and software to the user's hard drive.
Windows NT4, 2000, XP or Vista
PC Pentium or compatible
128 MB RAM
40 MB hard disk space
CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
CD-ROM interface language: English, French, Italian Spanish and German.
Publisher: Collins, Softissimo.
Edition: 2005 (latest)