You can use the following tools to extend your browser for easier access to HanDeDict's search and translation functions.
Search in Firefox's address bar
Firefox includes a text field for quick searches next to the address field that shows the currently visited url on its navigation bar:
You can also use it with HanDeDict (requires Mozilla Firefox, version 2 or above
). Simply click on the symbol on the left of the search field (example: the Google symbol). Now you can choose another search engine - or add new engines:
While you are visiting HanDeDict's website, you will find "add HanDeDict" in the menu. Choose it to make the search field look as follows:
Now you can look up Chinese or German words directly from the navigation bar.
Integrate with Google Toolbar
You can integrate HanDeDict's search functions with your Google Toolbar
(version 3 and up). Simply click on the following link:Integrate HanDeDict with Google Toolbar
Now you can enter any Chinese or German word in the search area on Google Toolbar and click the HanDeDict button to look them up in the Chinese-German dictionary:
Or select some text with the left mouse button and press the right mouse button once to display the context menu, where you can select "More Search Types" - "HanDeDict":
Bookmarklet: Annotation of entire Chinese texts
To look up all words in a Chinese text, you can use the following link:HanDeDict: Annotation of entire Chinese texts
Simply select some Chinese text (e.g. 百闻不如一见) and click on the link - your selection will automatically be pasted into HanDeDict's input area. Even better: Save the link as a bookmark (right click and "Bookmark link", "Add bookmark for link", or "Add to favorites", or pull the link onto your bookmark bar while holding down your left mouse button). Now you can visit any web page, select some Chinese text on that page and click on your bookmark to have HanDeDict add annotations for every word in the text.