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10. A bookmarklet that looksup a particular word selected on a webpage either on a dictionary, thesaurus or in an encyclopedia based on user selection

Posted on WisdomBay @ 8:25 PM 2/15/2006 | Post by Pramod S Nair

This Bookmarklet looks up a particular word on a dictionary, thesaurus or in an encyclopedia based on user selection. The user can select the source from which to find the information based on 3 selections.

How to Install :
1. Copy the code given above to clipboard.
2. Add a new entry to your Favorites menu.
3. Take the property of the newly added Bookmark by right clicking on it from Favorites menu and paste the copied code in to the URL textbox in the resultant property box.
4. Press Ok. (If an warning message is shown regarding Javascript Protocol, continue with the Yes button)
5. Now if you need to find information about a word then select it on the page,click this bookmarklet and input the type of lookup service i.e Dictionary, Thesaurus or Encyclopedia .