When switching from the official GoldenDict or earlier versions of ++OCR to the latest version of GoldenDict++, you have to regroup all your dictionaries due to compatibility issues with the configuration files, which is tedious and time-consuming. However, if you have normally grouped your dictionaries by dir (under content) when you add them, regrouping them will be a no-brainer.
Not necessary for auto grouping by dictionary-formats
As the directory structure shown below (only some of the directories are listed for demonstration purposes), the subdirectories that exist under the general dictionaries’ path
content are the dictionary
Group directories, and under each of these directories you can store as many dictionary files as you like, then the automatic grouping by directory function will use the name of the directory under dictionaries’ path
content(Pronunciation, wikipedia, 文学, etc.) as
Group name and will group all the dictionaries under that name (including the subdirectories nested under it) into it:
│ │ ├─中华成语大词典
│ │ └─成语反查辞典
│ ├─Flash Animations for Physics
.gdautogrp under root of dictionaries’ path
3E1Aand later versions
AND it‘s not necessary for auto grouping by dictionary-formats
Dictionary Edit dialog and switch to the
The grouping will be instantly completed after clicking on one of AutoGroup buttons and confirming in the messagebox.
Then you can fine-tune the order of the dictionaries in each group.