VT Tip o' the Week
Settings Panel: Presets
April 7, 2008
The presets sub-panel allows you to choose from a selection of pre-set combinations of settings. This allows you to choose from popular combinations of settings that work well together. When you first start using the Visual Thesaurus, we recommend you choose a preset from the list that best suits your needs. As you become a more advanced user of the Visual Thesaurus, you may want to delve deeper into the other sub-panels and more precisely customize your settings.
March 31, 2008
The Relationships sub-panel allows you to control the types of relationships displayed in the Visual Thesaurus and filter your results by hiding certain relationships. This panel lists the 16 categories of relationships between words and meanings that the VT can display.Continue reading...
Settings Panel: Printing
March 24, 2008
The printing panel controls the format that will be used when printing from the Visual Thesaurus. You can choose from two different formats:
With Definitions. This multi-page format shows the display along with a list of meanings, their definitions and usage examples.
Without Definitions. This format prints the display on a single page, without any accompanying definitions.
March 10, 2008
March 3, 2008
The relationship categories in the Visual Thesaurus include:Continue reading...
February 25, 2008
Audio Preference: This control allows you to change the audio pronunciation from a British English accent to an American English accent. You can also turn off audio pronunciation
Show Narrower Terms: This control limits when the Visual Thesaurus will show narrower terms for a selected meaning. If you set this too high, or to "show all," it may make the display cluttered and slow down your computer.Continue reading...