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Running Edict in Mule

xjdict outputs control codes that are not readable in mule. To run EDICT in mule you have two choices:

1.
edict.el
2.
trans and trans.el which are available at http://www.wg.omron.co.jp/~jfriedl/perl/index.html#trans

Edict.el Emacs Lisp Package

edict.el is available from:
1.
ftp://ftp.twics.co.jp/unix/linux/utils/text/edictel.tar.gz
2.
ftp://ftp.monash.edu.au/pub/nihongo/edictel.tar.gz

I have not been able to byte compile edict.el, however Jens Rasmussen (jens@ihf.rwth-aachen.de) contributed a working .emacs file.

From Jens Rasmussen: "I too have some problems with edict.el. My system is not able to byte compile it. But I have a version of edict.el working without problems. To use it with mule I added the following lines to .emacsrc in my home directory."

;; for use of edict.el 5/1996 Jens Rasmussen (jens@ihf.rwth-aachen.de)

(autoload 'edict-search-english "edict" "Search for a translation of an
English word")
(global-set-key "\e*" 'edict-search-english)
(autoload 'edict-search-kanji "edict" "Search for a translation of a Kanji
sequence")
(global-set-key "\e_" 'edict-search-kanji)
(autoload 'edict-insert "edict" "Insert the last translation")
(global-set-key "\e+" 'edict-insert)

;; where to find dictionary Jens Rasmussen

(setq *edict-files*  '("/usr/local/lib/jdic/edict"))

(setq *edict-private-file* "~/.private-edict")



Craig Toshio Oda
1998-05-07