homebrew idea: dictionary

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by drktempl4r, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. drktempl4r
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    drktempl4r Newbie

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    i know its the opposite of gaming but i was doing my homework today and i couldnt think of what a word meant and i was no where near the internet or a dictionary.
    i think it would be cool if someone made a dictionary app. [​IMG]
     
  2. CPhantom

    CPhantom The Noob :(

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    I'd like an advanced dictionary myself, and not something tiny. Something like dictionary.com on the ds without using a Wifi connection would be wonderful.
     
  3. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    This is actually a good idea. Maybe have a certain amount of word on the app and be able to connect to wifi to get more words to save space.
     
  4. Feels Good Man

    Feels Good Man GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    There's already a dictionary app and several ones at that.

    Forget what they're called though : \

    NewDict I think? iono

    It's also an encyclopedia IIRC. You just have to get the dictionary & encyclopedia files.

    EDIT - It's called NewDictS07m
     
  5. VatoLoco

    VatoLoco Don't crush that dwarf, hand me the pliers.

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    Ya Cant Get There From Here
    Here's a basic DsDictionary

    Here's NewDictS, which is very customizable.

    Both found here a GBAtemp in the Dowload section [​IMG]
     
  6. Sweater Fish Del

    Sweater Fish Del GBAtemp Regular

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    I'll just assume that there's a dictionary out there somewhere that uses the wiki format, in which case you could use dswiki:

    dswiki


    ...word is bondage...
     
  7. pilotwangs

    pilotwangs GBAtemp Maniac

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    Nice,might have to use one of those soon.
     
  8. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    You can also download the dictionary in .txt format from Moonbooks and use a text editor to scroll through it (or use Vi in DSLinux to be able to search through it).
     
  9. psycoblaster

    psycoblaster Divine

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    but that would take forever

    and won't a developer need to type up ALL the words from a real dictionary while creating such a homebrew? (or unless ALL the words could be exported from a site.. I dunno)