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?Can anyone make a toolbar in the taskbar to lookup words at dictionary.com?

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Basically, I lookup words at dictionary.com very frequantly. I think it would be very conveniant if a toolbar could be made that lodged itself in the bottom right of the taskbar (or some other good location) that would provide for easy access to entering in a word that could either load a browser for looking up at dictionary.com or at least lookup the word in its own database. The reason I emphasize dictionary.com is because it has a very modern and continously updated database that stresses definitions from all fields for a word. On-site databases tend to be weak and contain only standard english. Does anyone think its possible they could make a freeware application like this for the rest of us without too much trouble?

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um, how bout you make it. just make a window that is always on top and has a small textbox. when the user types in a word, just use ShellExecute to open the web browser to the correct page "http://www.dictionary.com/search?q=WORD". its a really simple program. if you are familiar with writing windows programs it shouldn''t take you more than an hour or two to implement.

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Click on WhatItIs at the bottom of the page. And yeah, that was extrememly simple. Took about on hour (that''s being very generous too).

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