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New Translation Glossing Mode

March 8, 2015

Readlang’s main feature is inline word and phrase translation, as seen here in the Web Reader:

Replacing the word with the translation has a ‘magic’ feel to it, and doesn’t intrude on the reading experience like a pop-up box would. The disadvantage is that the very word you need to learn is hidden. To remedy this I’ve added an alternative mode which adds a translation gloss above it, and adds a space so that it’s not obscuring the line above, check it out:

Turn this on via the formatting options in the reader sidebar:

What do you think? Useful? Do you like the hand-writing font or is it too ‘cute’?

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