HanyuPad v 0.10

Tool for typing in Chinese with the help of a Dictionary

Copyright (c) 2003-2006 Marcel Hassenforder

HanyuPad is a tool for typing in Chinese dedicated to help non native Chinese speakers and students to write in Chinese.


HanyuPad enables to input Chinese Words in a Notepad like editor, through searching Words:
It uses a dictionary to help the non native chinese speaker to select words amongs candidates by displaying english definition and pinyin associated to each chinese words matching the search criteria.

It can also be used to retrieve the english translation of Chinese words located in a sentence.

It communicates with other application using the System Clipboard (via standard Cut, Copy and Paste), and is able to read/write Chinese Encoded (GB2312, GBK, Big5, and  CNS11643) or Unicode (UTF8 and UTF16) text files.


The actual version of tool is implemented in Java.

It is released as a public domain GPL application.

It derives from the Java Notepad sample application
and integrate code from Java Html Help Demo sample application .

It relies on public domain IME files and dictionaries:

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:


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