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Author Topic: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software  (Read 701 times)

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Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« on: September 07, 2017, 02:43 AM »
Suppose the word Guadalajara.

I know about that word this Gua*la*ra

How can I search for all the words tha begin with Gua, have "la" inside and finish in "ra"

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2017, 09:55 AM »
I know about that word this Gua*la*ra

Quote from: let me google that for you
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Gua*la*ra
(hm... it works on Google, but obviously not here at DC)
= http://bfy.tw/DskO

^ answer to query:

Quote from: Google
Guadalajara | Define Guadalajara at Dictionary.com
www.dictionary.com/browse/guadalajara

Examples from the Web for Guadalajara. Expand. Contemporary Examples. His parents left Guadalajara, Mexico, with no papers just before he was born in Los ...

Quite often Google is faster to use than installed software.

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2017, 11:45 AM »
I know about that word this Gua*la*ra

Quote from: let me google that for you
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Gua*la*ra
(hm... it works on Google, but obviously not here at DC)
= http://bfy.tw/DskO

^ answer to query:

Quote from: Google
Guadalajara | Define Guadalajara at Dictionary.com
www.dictionary.com/browse/guadalajara

Examples from the Web for Guadalajara. Expand. Contemporary Examples. His parents left Guadalajara, Mexico, with no papers just before he was born in Los ...

Quite often Google is faster to use than installed software.
Understood.


Then I think may be of utility the Intelli Web Search free version for searching with Google or other engine.

If we can use wild cards may be enough.

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software - Logos 2.3 can do it.
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2017, 01:28 AM »
Suppose the word Guadalajara.
I know about that word this Gua*la*ra
How can I search for all the words tha begin with Gua, have "la" inside and finish in "ra"...
________________________________
Sorry, I only just now read/understood this query.
Check out Logos: Logos 2.3 for Windows (Build 124) Released 27/2/2002

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EDIT 2017-09-14:
The plain text in the above image is in the spoiler below:
Spoiler
      LOGOS - The Word-Searching Application.
      Notes for @Contro:
      There is a brilliantly useful little word-searching application called LOGOS that I have used for years in helping solve crosswords with partial words, anagrams, "hidden" words and palindromes.
      Just click the link to get the installer (the link is on Wayback): Logos 2.3 for Windows (Build 124) Released 27/2/2002
      <http://web.archive.org/web/20020603035830/http://homepage.ntlworld.com:80/jeremy.riley/Logos/Downloads.html>
      Install and start up.
      To find your word, I selected the Crossword tab in the Logos GUI, typed in Gua*la*ra, and Logos promptly displayed "guadalajara":
      
      The Logos download installs the English dictionary by default.
      There are other languages for the user to download, but I haven't tried those.
      The application is portable (can go in any directory), but the files need to be filed in and follow the structure of subdirectories as below:
      
      Screen clipping taken: 2017-09-13 07:43
      
      Screen clipping taken: 2017-09-13 07:43
      
      The application has a trial licence that does not expire. The Help file is very informative.

After some further searching, I have found that there is a newer, but inactive website for Logos: <http://www.moorscape.com/logos/>
 - where one can download what seems to be the latest version: Logos 2.6 for Windows (Build 127) Released 20/12/2005 - which version seems to install and work just fine.
However, the website seems to have not been updated since 2005, and at the Order page <http://www.moorscape.com/logos/Order.html> it says the software is no longer being updated and there's no need to register (pay) for use:
Quote
Due to other commitments I am no longer developing or updating Logos. I have therefore suspended new registations (sic) I don't want you to pay and be disappointed that there are no updates. However please contact me if you have any queries.
« Last Edit: September 13, 2017, 09:02 PM by IainB, Reason: Update. »

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2017, 05:17 AM »
Check out Logos: Logos 2.3 for Windows (Build 124) Released 27/2/2002

Great ! DC beats Google :)

I have benefited too from it (thumbnails of video).

Regards,

Anand

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2017, 01:48 PM »
The interface of Logos reminds me of WordWeb which may have that capability since its online version does.

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2017, 04:21 PM »
(...) WordWeb may have that capability (...)

^ only the Pro version.


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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2017, 09:04 PM »
I have added an edit to my post above:
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EDIT 2017-09-14:
The plain text in the above image is in the spoiler below:
Spoiler
      LOGOS - The Word-Searching Application.
      Notes for @Contro:
      There is a brilliantly useful little word-searching application called LOGOS that I have used for years in helping solve crosswords with partial words, anagrams, "hidden" words and palindromes.
      Just click the link to get the installer (the link is on Wayback): Logos 2.3 for Windows (Build 124) Released 27/2/2002
      <http://web.archive.org/web/20020603035830/http://homepage.ntlworld.com:80/jeremy.riley/Logos/Downloads.html>
      Install and start up.
      To find your word, I selected the Crossword tab in the Logos GUI, typed in Gua*la*ra, and Logos promptly displayed "guadalajara":
      
      The Logos download installs the English dictionary by default.
      There are other languages for the user to download, but I haven't tried those.
      The application is portable (can go in any directory), but the files need to be filed in and follow the structure of subdirectories as below:
      
      Screen clipping taken: 2017-09-13 07:43
      
      Screen clipping taken: 2017-09-13 07:43
      
      The application has a trial licence that does not expire. The Help file is very informative.

After some further searching, I have found that there is a newer, but inactive website for Logos: <http://www.moorscape.com/logos/>
 - where one can download what seems to be the latest version: Logos 2.6 for Windows (Build 127) Released 20/12/2005 - which version seems to install and work just fine.
However, the website seems to have not been updated since 2005, and at the Order page <http://www.moorscape.com/logos/Order.html> it says the software is no longer being updated and there's no need to register (pay) for use:
Quote
Due to other commitments I am no longer developing or updating Logos. I have therefore suspended new registations (sic) I don't want you to pay and be disappointed that there are no updates. However please contact me if you have any queries.

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2017, 02:38 AM »
Suppose the word Guadalajara.
I know about that word this Gua*la*ra
How can I search for all the words tha begin with Gua, have "la" inside and finish in "ra"...
________________________________
Sorry, I only just now read/understood this query.
Check out Logos: Logos 2.3 for Windows (Build 124) Released 27/2/2002

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EDIT 2017-09-14:
The plain text in the above image is in the spoiler below:
Spoiler
      LOGOS - The Word-Searching Application.
      Notes for @Contro:
      There is a brilliantly useful little word-searching application called LOGOS that I have used for years in helping solve crosswords with partial words, anagrams, "hidden" words and palindromes.
      Just click the link to get the installer (the link is on Wayback): Logos 2.3 for Windows (Build 124) Released 27/2/2002
      <http://web.archive.org/web/20020603035830/http://homepage.ntlworld.com:80/jeremy.riley/Logos/Downloads.html>
      Install and start up.
      To find your word, I selected the Crossword tab in the Logos GUI, typed in Gua*la*ra, and Logos promptly displayed "guadalajara":
      
      The Logos download installs the English dictionary by default.
      There are other languages for the user to download, but I haven't tried those.
      The application is portable (can go in any directory), but the files need to be filed in and follow the structure of subdirectories as below:
      
      Screen clipping taken: 2017-09-13 07:43
      
      Screen clipping taken: 2017-09-13 07:43
      
      The application has a trial licence that does not expire.The Help file is very informative.

After some further searching, I have found that there is a newer, but inactive website for Logos: <http://www.moorscape.com/logos/>
 - where one can download what seems to be the latest version: Logos 2.6 for Windows (Build 127) Released 20/12/2005 - which version seems to install and work just fine.
However, the website seems to have not been updated since 2005, and at the Order page <http://www.moorscape.com/logos/Order.html> it says the software is no longer being updated and there's no need to register (pay) for use:
Quote
Due to other commitments I am no longer developing or updating Logos. I have therefore suspended new registations (sic) I don't want you to pay and be disappointed that there are no updates. However please contact me if you have any queries.
It looks great IainB !!!!!!!!!!!!
 :tellme: :tellme: :tellme: :tellme: :tellme:

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2017, 05:34 AM »
(...) WordWeb may have that capability (...)

^ only the Pro version.


I suppose we can add new words to a .dic file. Do We ?


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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2017, 07:33 AM »
WordWeb is not a spell checker, but a dictionary.

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2017, 12:11 PM »
(...) WordWeb may have that capability (...)

^ only the Pro version.


I suppose we can add new words to a .dic file. Do We ?



Yes, you can with the Pro version.

Quote:
1. "You can add your own technical glossaries (or list of company acronyms, etc)".
2. " add a new word (or set of words) with definition."

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2017, 02:53 PM »
WordWeb is not a spell checker, but a dictionary.

Can we add words and its meanings to a dic file ?

Can we edit a dic file ? How ?

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2017, 02:55 PM »
(...) WordWeb may have that capability (...)

^ only the Pro version.


I suppose we can add new words to a .dic file. Do We ?



Yes, you can with the Pro version.

Quote:
1. "You can add your own technical glossaries (or list of company acronyms, etc)".
2. " add a new word (or set of words) with definition."


Can I edit a dic file with other programs ?

One from SourceCode by example ?

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Re: Search in a dictionary incomplete words software
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2017, 03:19 PM »
Quote from: WordWeb Pro for PC
Use custom glossaries
You can add your own technical glossaries (or list of company acronyms, etc) using the option on the "Glossaries" menu.
form: word=description

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