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A Ruby translator using the dict files from including an Emacs mode
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COPYING Initial import after the switch to Git. Aug 16, 2007 added readme Mar 15, 2012
rdictcc.el Fix umlaut issue and better handling of compact mode in emacs iface. Apr 15, 2010
rdictcc.rb Fix Ruby 2.6 incompatibility (fixes bug#3) Feb 27, 2019


RDictCc is a simple translation tool written in Ruby that creates a local database out of the dictionary files from


Simply place the file rdictcc.rb somewhere in your PATH. Executing rdictcc.rb --help will show you all that's needed.

To make use of the Emacs mode, add this to your ~/.emacs.

;; Adapt path as you need
(add-to-list 'load-path "~/path/to/rdictcc")
(setq rdictcc-program "~/path/to/rdictcc/rdictcc.rb")

(require 'rdictcc)
;; Adapt to your likings
(global-set-key (kbd "C-c t") 'rdictcc-translate-word-at-point)
(global-set-key (kbd "C-c T") 'rdictcc-translate-word)

Have fun!


Copyright (C) 2012 Tassilo Horn

Distributed under the General Public License, Version 3.

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