Customer Feedback for "Learning With Texts (LWT)"

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  1. Enter time marks for repetition of phrases

    You have a text and mp3. Sometime you want to hear/read a phrase several time (for practicing it). It would be great, to be able to define time marks and have a button "repeat phrase".

    So, you have to provide the start and the end time.

    Example (input in the gui, close to play button)

    Start [HH:MM:SS] : 00:21:35
    End [HH:MM:SS] : 00:21:43

    Button [REPEAT PHRASE]

    Behind the "Button" there is a code command something like

    PLAYER mp3-file --start-time 00:21:35 --stop-time 00:21:48 --repeat

    Also in the gui-input element where you set start/end time it is required
    that php validated input…

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    • Save backup file on your gDRIVE / sync form gDRIVE

      Imagine you have LWT installed on 2 or 3 Computers (localhost). Real life example: laptop is blocked by your son, so you use the PC. So keep all Installations synchronized is an issue.

      It would be convenient, if you could define a webspace, e.g. google-drive, where you place your gz-backups (at the end of a session). If you start a new session on an other machine, the you should click a sync button; then the recent backup-file is taken for the sync. An other side effect is, that you have backup files separated form your installation. I mean, when your…

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      • Trennbare verben / Separable verbs

        I would like to know if there is any manual way to register separable verbs in LWT? If so, I would like to be instructed on how that is done. Thank you.

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        • Would it be possible to implement a function to export multiple texts at once to thus import them again in another instance of lwt?

          Would it be possible to implement a function to export multiple texts at once to thus import them again in another instance of lwt?

          Thus i may be able to set up other lwt-instances faster, that contain only the texts of a certain language.

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          • Allow a character to be rendered as a space even with spaces removed.

            In languages like Khmer and Thai there are no spaces between words, but spaces are used between phrases, much like a comma. Having these spaces between phrases really makes the text more readable (imagine english with no commas). Maybe this could be implemented in other ways, but the most straightforward way seems to be to allow some other character to be rendered as a space. I tried using the existing substitution function, but it seems to process before spaces are removed. Maybe there could just be another substitution option after all other things have been processed.

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            • Text to Speech with speechSynthesis API

              I've developed a rough version of this for russian, and it may not be too difficult to make it more general to work with many languages. Many modern browsers have this built in, and it works on mobile devices as well. Here is a link with information about the API: https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/speech-api/raw-file/tip/speechapi.html#tts-section

              When I implemented for Russian I added a new function, playAudio, in jq_pgm.js. and called it four different times in the if-else portion of word_click_event_do_text_text.

              function word_click_event_do_text_text() {
              var status = $(this).attr('data_status');
              var ann = '';
              if ((typeof $(this).attr('data_ann')) != 'undefined')
              ann = $(this).attr('data_ann');

              if ( status < 1…

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              • help me

                i tried to install lwt on my computer and it says Fatal Error: DB connect error (MySQL not running or connection parameters are wrong; start MySQL and/or correct file "connect.inc.php"). Please read the documentation: http://lwt.sf.net [Error Code: 1045 / Error Message: Access denied for user 'a4084476_lwt'@'10.1.1.11' (using password: YES)]

                I dont know what to do, it seems this problem is due to the new version of lwt. if it possible, can i have lwt file from 2014?

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                • in glosbe_api.php not working file_get_contents

                  Use a cUrl and https prefix to Globse url. With http prefix globse return 301 Moved Permanently

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                  • Ignored Words

                    Great software.

                    The only thing I´ve noticed is that ignored words remain in the word count and there is no way to filter them out from everything else.

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                    • Convert uppercase to lowercase when searching dictionaries

                      I am using this uri: http://tagalog.pinoydictionary.com/search/###

                      When I search for "Salita" it isn't found, but when I search for "salita" it finds a definition. Could we make it so that lwt converts words to lowercase before they are looked up?

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                      • Solution for Separate Phrases

                        It's common to have phrases which get separated by other words, or systems like separable verbs in german where the first part gets moved to the end of the clause in most cases. A possible solution for tracking and adding such words is not for them to be recognized automatically by the system, but to be able to select multiple words within a sentence as parts of the phrase. For example, one such word in german is "aufhören", (to stop) but a common use of it separates the two parts, like "Er hört den Zug auf". When adding the word,…

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                        • Increase User Friendliness

                          Almost everything requires some familiarity with the operation of a PC. This program would be amazing if it could be enhanced so that even a child could use it. Adding languages and dictionaries, and much more, is fairly complex. These things could be automated. For example, the program could have the user paste a URL to a dictionary without a search term, then paste a URL including a search term, compare the two, and determine the necessary URL behind the scene.

                          The installation process probably cannot be simplified, but I think that many user interface features could be simplified.

                          Also,…

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                          • speed 0.67x/1.2x/1.5x/2.0x feature

                            First, thank you for this program. We need a speed 0.67x/1.2x/1.5x/2.0x feature urgent. Being able to slower and faster the audio would be very useful. And it is probably easy to implement I guess.

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                            • Show "Unknown Terms" Filter on Terms Page

                              At present one can filter for Learning [1] - [5], Well-known, or Ignored terms. Why not add [0] Unknown words (but that are represented in the target text database, i.e. accross my Language=English texts or selection thereof).

                              Additionally: Frequency of each term in the database on the terms page. Either for a given text or selection of them, or across all uploaded texts.

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                              • Idea for Trennbare Verben (and sorry for the repeated posts)

                                I have pushed the “Delete” button for the two earlier posts but, for some reason, they stayed.

                                I would like to share an idea for a mechanical instruction for adding "Trennbare verben" to the prompt boxes of their correspondent non "Trennbare verben". This idea is a similar procedure to the other I posted before.

                                Suppose we have defined “umsteigen”, “einsteigen”, “aussteigen” and “steigen”.

                                Word: umsteigen; Translation: to change
                                Word: einsteigen; Translation: to get on

                                Word: aussteigen; Translation: to get off
                                Word: steigen; Translation: to climb

                                We oould create a code, e.g “$%&”, so that, when it is in a definition,…

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                                • Create a code for recursive definitions

                                  I suggest the possibility of using a code (e.g. |@#) to put it in front of an already defined word as a definition of a new word.

                                  Eg:
                                  Old Word: schön / Translation: beautiful
                                  New Word: schönen / Translation: |@#schön
                                  New Word: schoenen / Translation: |@#schön
                                  New Word: schöner / Translation: |@#schön
                                  New Word: schönes / Translation: |@#schön

                                  Promptbox of "schöner" or "schönes": "beautiful"
                                  Or better: "schön: beautiful"

                                  The idea is that when I put the mouse (without cliking) on "schöner" or "schönes" I could see "beautiful" in the prompt box. Off course, I should have defined "schöner" and "schönes"…

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                                  • Create a code for recursive definitions

                                    I suggest the possibility of using a code (e.g. |@#) to put it in front of an already defined word as a definition of a new word.

                                    Eg:
                                    Word Translation
                                    Old schön beautiful
                                    New schönen |@#schön
                                    New schoenen |@#schön
                                    New schöner |@#schön
                                    New schönes |@#schön

                                    The idea is that when I put the mouse (without cliking) on "schöner" or "schönes" I could see "beautiful" in the prompt box. Off course, I should have defined "schöner" and "schönes" as "|@#schön" beforehand.

                                    In that way, we could define every word just once and then define the others recursively. And this could be…

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                                    • Create a code for revursive definitions

                                      I suggest the possibility of using a code (e.g. |@#) to put it in front of an already defined word as a definition of a new word.

                                      Eg:
                                      Word Translation
                                      Old schön beautiful
                                      New schönen |@#schön
                                      New schoenen |@#schön
                                      New schöner |@#schön
                                      New schönes |@#schön

                                      The idea is that when I put the mouse (without cliking) on "schöner" or "schönes" I could see "beautiful" in the prompt box. Off course, I should have defined "schöner" and "schönes" as "|@#schön" beforehand.

                                      In that way, we could define every word just once and then define the others recursively. And this could be…

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                                      • Keep track of "similar items", show them in test mode

                                        Conjugated / inflected forms of words should be kept track of, and should be listed somehow during testing. I test myself for the gender of nouns in the L2 no context mode, with the gender listed as a tag; it would be helpful to have a way to practice conjugation. This feature would also be helpful for languages like Russian to practice declension.

                                        Preferably there would be a specific mode for testing similar items relative to their different tags, ie. you would be given a verb, the interface would ask "what is this word's [infinitive] form", with the value of…

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                                        • Split up Large Compounds

                                          A system for defining long compounds (in my case in german, though I know this is a problem for other languages) as such, not defining each compound when the meaning would be transparent from the component morphemes.

                                          A similar suggested was made and rejected in reference to another, the latter was rejected because the user wanted arbitrarily long terms; german has few compounds with more than 5 morphemes, and most are 2-3, so the compound word feature would need not support terms with so many components as would slow down the system.

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