Use Look Up in Dictionary for Mac

Edited by Djinu, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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    First of all, we click "System Preferences"
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    We click "Trackpad"
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    We make sure that the three-button look-up is enabled. So, we make sure that "Tap with three fingers" in "Line up" is checked. Basically, it is just where we use three fingers and tap once.
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    Once we make sure that "Tap with three fingers" in "Line up" is enabled, we go to a web site
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    Now, we'll click on the window to make it active
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    Let's hover over the word "movement"
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    We tap the trackpad with three fingers with the cursor at "movement"
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    iOS will show the definition of the word "movement" in Dictionary. A thesaurus entry for "movement" will be shown as well.
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    We can also look the article for the selection in Wikipedia by left-clicking the "Wikipedia" tab
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    If we don't have a trackpad, another way of accessing Dictionary without using the three-finger gesture is to right-click the word
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    We click "Look Up in Dictionary"
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    This will bring us to the same menu.
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Djinu

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