Click the element of interest in the picture below for explanations.
|Query text field||Field to enter the query text. Multiple words must be separated by linefeed (ctrl+Return). See also entering text and translation procedures.|
|Go!||Enter||Starts a query with the text in the query text field.|
|Analyze query text|| If checked, the kanji combinations and verbs contained in the query
text are displayed.
If unchecked, all entries containing the query text are displayed.
|Dictionaries list||All installed dictionaries installed are listed here. The query (2) consults all selected dictionaries. Multiple dictionaries can be selected by ctrl + mouse left click.|
|Filter||Ctrl+F||Toggle the filter pane for restricting the query results.|
|Query results|| A right mouse button click opens the context menu.
A click on a column header sorts the query result list. 4 states are alternating as follows:
|Toolbar and context menu||Function||Shortcut||Explanation|
|Query||F6||Starts a new query with the text of the selected cell, with the Analyze checkbox (3) unchecked.|
|Analyze Compounds||Starts a new query with the text of the selected cell, with the Analyze checkbox (3) checked.|
|Kanji info||F8||Opens the KanjiInfo dialog with all kanji included in the highlighted lines of the query result.|
|Select kanji||F7||Opens the KanjiSelect dialog and runs a query with the text of the selected cell.|
|Add to textpad||Adds all selected entries to the textpad.|
|Common entries||If checked, the entries marked as common (EDICT 2001 and later) are displayed.|
|Uncommon entries||If checked, the entries not marked as common are displayed.|
|Add to selected stack||INS||Copies the selected kanji to the selected stack. Only useful when using Stackz/J. Pleaser refer to the documentation of Stackz/J.|
|Copy||Ctrl+C||Copies the text of the selected cell to the clipboard. It is not possible to copy all query results to the clipboard. Use Stackz/J to save and manage query results.|
|Print the selected lines as list or as flashcards.|
|AutoPaste||When AutoPaste is on, a query is automatically performed whenever some text is pasted into the clipboard. This is useful when some text of a different application (internet browser, e-mail, etc) must be translated – simply copy the text to be translated into the clipboard after switching on AutoPaste in the dictionary tool window of KanjiBrowze.|
|Show only kanji||Switch to kanji overview mode|
|Show all attributes||Switch to detail mode|
|Rooma-ji entry mode||Ctrl+space or F2||Toggle input-mode to rooma-ji mode to enter english text.|
|Kana entry mode||Ctrl+space or F2||Toggle input-mode to kana entry mode to enter kana. Use CapsLock to switch from hiragana to katakana.|
|Direct link to Options Dialog||Open the Dictionary setup dialog.|
|Always on top||When switched on, the window stays on top of other windows.|