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Google WAP Dictionary: Idiom translation interface for mobile devices

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This class can be used to provide a Web interface suitable for mobile devices to translate text between idioms.

It generates Web interface in XHTML or WML with a small form to let the user enter text to be translated between two idioms.

The class accesses the Google translate service pages and emulates the submission of the text translation form. The class parses the results and reformats them to display small mobile device screens.

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1. Copy "class.GoogleWAPDictionary.php" and "dictionary.php" to some location on
Web server. You may rename "dictionary.php" to anything you want.

2. Open "dictionary.php" in text editor and set parameters at the top of the

$mode = 'xhtml'
Set to xhtml or wml. It is recommended to use wml mode for mobile devices.

$defDictionary = 'en|ru'
Default dictionary. Currently supported dictionaries are:

'en|fr' 	English - French
'fr|en' 	French - English
'en|de' 	English - German
'de|en' 	German - English
'en|it' 	English - Italian
'it|en' 	Italian - English
'en|ko' 	English - Korean
'ko|en' 	Korean - English
'en|es' 	English - Spanish
'es|en' 	Spanish - English
'en|ru' 	English - Russian
'ru|en' 	Russian - English
'en|zh-TW' 	English - Chinese (Traditional)
'zh-TW|en' 	Chinese (Traditional) - English
'en|pt' 	English - Portuguese
'pt|en' 	Portuguese - English

3. Run "dictionary.php" from your browser or mobile device.

Note: You may need to use a mobile device emulator or a WML browser to view WML
output in your PC.

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