macosxhints – 10.4: Use the Oxford Dictionary 'live'

macosxhints – 10.4: Use the Oxford Dictionary ‘live’

When running a Cocoa application, you can control-click on any word and select “Look up in Dictionary” from the pop-up menu. This will invoke the new Dictionary application, which will define the selected word. While this is handy, there’s an even quicker method (undocumented, as far as I can tell).

This is cool – command-control-D

Safari, BBEdit

One Reply to “macosxhints – 10.4: Use the Oxford Dictionary 'live'”

  1. Whoa! command-control-D is super cool. It always amazes me how much completely awesome (undocumented?!) functionality is hidden beneath the surface in OS X.

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