GoldenDict++ Questions & Help©🚩🌱

0. Email feedback on bugs or suggestions is welcome (notes GD++ improvements in the subject)

If bugs are also in the official ones, please submit an issue if possible, and serious problems will be fixed in a timely manner in GD++.

A. Daily Using

Take a quick look at the changelog and Subject Articles to get a feel for GD++. Next, check the help files and existing threads or web resources in the relevant forums where possible. Then try posting in the relevant forums for help. Finally, a quick look at the official issue list will give you some tips or contraindications. Please do not email me with such questions, especially about mdict(mdx) dictionaries.

  1. Highly recommended to Using GoldenDict - the article is large and comprehensive, but after reading it you will be impressed with GoldenDict for both general use and for the odd trick. – Thanks to keatonlao.
  2. Enable word picking and hotkeying feature on macOS — Go to System Preferences -> Security & Privacy -> Privacy tab -> Accessibility section -> GoldenDict and activate the check.

A second try if needed: Remove GoldenDict and add it back, then reactivate the check. mac

  1. Help for ++OCR Popup
  2. Group By Folder

B. Upgrade from early ones or Fresh Deployment:

  1. If you encounter crashes and problems with ocr popup or audio playback, please check (or reselect) the ocr-popup and audio engines in Preferences dialog (if it does not solve the problem, please backup and delete config.nwx from the configuration folder and then try again)
  2. For fresh deployments unzip the downloaded file and it’s good to go. For upgrades please refer to the following:
  1. For errors about index folder, please ensure that the index folder exists in the configuration directory (create a new one if it does not exist).
  2. The latest version in Windows still starts up even when the “Start with system” option is turned off:

In the registry, the new version uses the name GoldenDict++ (GoldenDict for the old or official ones), please delete GoldenDict under “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run” manually, or run the old or the official goldendict and uncheck the “Startup with system” box in its Preferences (and then safely exit), or go to the Task Manager startup page and disable the GoldenDict item.

C. Switching from an official one to ++OCR: