I finished to implements almost all features I wanted for PKanaEditor 0.2... in
the editor widget. Well that left some works to have a complete application
working smooth and fine. But since the editor widget is almost finished, I
would like to have some feedback.
So I hereby release the first alpha version of this editor. Please note that
this is not the complete application, it do not allow you to save your work and
do nothing else but to translate what you write from romanji to kana.
I still would like some feedback about the choice I made in the
I am particularly interested in your opinion about the following points :
- the way the kana are automatically presented to user (the completion
through the "helper" popup)
- the contextual help system (when you let your mouse above a kana a tooltip
with a big version of the kana and it's meaning (for kanjis) is drawn)
- your global feeling about this editor.
Please keep in mind that this is only the editor part of the software !
There is still time before the release of the whole program. So if some brave
souls could test this editor and give me interesting feedback, I could make it
In order to use this editor you have to compile it. This means you need Qt4 (at
least 4.2.0 but 4.3.0 or newer is recommended), g++ and make.
To compile the code for your plateform you just have to do the followings
I tested it on GNU/Linux (Slackware+KDE) and Windows XP and it should compile
and run on Mac OS X and most of the common Unice (*BSD, etc.).
Here is a screenshot of the windows xp version :
I hope you will like it !
don't forget: feel free to send me your feelings about this... Did I mention
that I wanted feedback ?