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Java app that can access MS Word's Dictionary?  RSS feed

 
Max Simpson
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Is there anyway that a java application can connection to MS Word's Dictionary and Thesaurus? Working on an application that searches text files for similiar terms. Any suggestions on possible alternatives?
 
William Brogden
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Similar how? Phonetic similarity can use big public word lists, no need to involve MS for just word lists. I have a phonetic demo on my site.
 
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