ActionText

ActionText acts on selected text and on text entered in the ActionPad. ActionText serves as your entry point for services and information, much like the Windows Key, only more powerful.

 

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ActionText lets you define multiple information sources for instant look ups (including enterprise databases).

 

Your default ActiveWords installation includes two Actions set up to use ActionText (Bing and DuckDuckGo). Just select any text from any context and press the ActiveWords Key. Select the information source you want and a search result is delivered instantly.

 

Now, open the ActionPad and enter text for something you are looking for. Press Enter. Select the information source you want and a search result is delivered instantly.

 

You can delete and add {actiontext} Action to meet your needs. If you only need one {actiontext} resource the search will be instantaneous.

 

Bing search is one example. The Action is: https://www.bing.com/search?q={actiontext}. You can use the {actiontext} command as the object of any lookup and the result will include selected text and ActionPad text you act on. The {actiontext} command can be used in multiple Actions to provide choices of lookup sources from a Pick List. For example:

 

 

As always, ActiveWords gives you instant access to what you want the moment you think if it.