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ZOOM The Visual Dictionary
Sold Out (Win 95/Win 3.1/Mac) (Retail) (VISDICTDR)

Contained in the Instant Dictionary and Thesaurus

Quebec-Amerique International / Cambrix Publishing

Reference

Multilingual: English, French, and Spanish

A Dynamic Reference Tool for Today' s Complex World

The Visual Dictionary, where words are defined as pictures, is the ideal tool for leaning the exact names of objects. Full color detailed illustrations realistically identify objects and their component parts. Discover precise names while gaining a better understanding of how each part relates to the whole.

Our unique interface lets you access information quickly and easily in 3 different languages.

  • Index - provides an easy-to-use yet powerful text-based search engine
  • Image - view the illustrations with or without the text
  • Language - operate the Visual Dictionary in English, French or Spanish and choose a primary language for the terms

The power of multimedia. Fascinating, life-like animations help you grasp complex processes like the workings of an internal combustion engine, the formation of sand dunes, and the differences between how horses walk, trot and gallop.

Help is always just a click away. Comprehensive help screens illustrate exactly how to get the most out of this amazing resource.

Search for every reference to a single word. Focus your research with this powerful, yet simple-to-use , index. It allows rapid, efficient word searches throughout the entire dictionary by retrieving a list of every place the word appears.

Multi-image navigation screens visually guide you to subjects. The Visual Dictionary presents over 600 subjects organized into 28 chapters. The chapter and subject navigation screens use simple visual paths to provide rapid access to the information you're looking for. There's even a History function that remembers every subject screen you've looked at in case you want to back track.

Beautiful color illustrations and precise multilingual terms. Over 3,500 detailed illustrations realistically represent objects and multilingual terms identify their component parts. Each of the 25,000 terms are presented in English, French and Spanish. In addition to seeing the term spelled out, you can also hear each word pronounced properly in the language you select.

Simple to print or export color images. Illustrate your school projects or add impact to your documents. Any of the 3,500 images can be printed in color or black and white or exported to other applications.

Explore the details. Cross-sections, blowups, area highlights, and links improve your understanding of minute details as well as let you see what's beneath the surface.

Valuable new reference tool for quickly understanding today's technical world. Provides non-specialists with the straightforward vocabulary needed to quickly understand over 600 subjects.

Requirements: Windows 3.1 or Windows 95, 486/66MHz processor or better, Sound Blaster compatible sound card 8 or 16 bits, 8MB RAM, 9MB hard-disk space, 256 color monitor 640 x 480, CD-ROM drive 2x or faster.

Requirements: System 7 or better, 30 Mhz 68030 processor or better, 5MB RAM, 7.5 MB of available hard-disk space, 256 color monitor 640 x 480, CD-ROM drive 2x or faster.



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