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Is there anything out there for Mac users?
Thanks, 
Dan


> On 29 Jun 2015, at 12:48, Leonardo Castro <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> 2015-05-28 9:09 GMT-03:00 Draque <[log in to unmask]>:
> 
>> I have a program that I've been working on a while called PolyGlot. I'm
>> getting pretty close to a 1.0 release of the software, but you can nab the
>> latest version here: https://github.com/DraqueT/PolyGlot/releases
>> 
> 
> I'm trying it right now. Is "local word" a synonym for the word in question
> in a dialect of the conlang or a translation into English (or the used
> natlang)?
> 
> 
>> 
>> The program is decently advanced at this point, and can import word lists
>> from either a csv file or an excel spreadsheet. If you're familiar with
>> regular expressions, you can set up deep orthographies and
>> conjugation/declension systems that generate pronunciations and word forms
>> automatically.
>> 
>> The next version is going to get into grammar encoding, and a lot more
>> visual polish once it's done.
>> 
> 
> I couldn't find a guide or tutorial. Have you made any of them? It may be
> more useful as your program gets more complex.
> 
> BTW, do you know any HTML templates for a language course? I would like to
> build courses for my conlang and some natlangs (for which courses are hard
> to find). I'm interested in a course with sentences for everyday situations
> ("hello", "my name is ...", "how much is that?", etc.) rather than a
> grammar.
> 
> Até mais!
> 
> Leonardo
> 
> 
>> -Draque
>> 
>>> On May 28, 2015, at 5:34 AM, Łukasz Korczewski <
>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Every time I allow myself to dabble into conlanging I come upon the
>>> same problem. How to keep a growing wordlist. It's particularly
>>> painful in the case I'm quite interested in -- artificial members of
>>> existing language families.
>>> 
>>> On one hand I'd like to store all the cognates from existing languages
>>> and proto-lanuages. It sounds like a case for a spreadsheet.
>>> On the other hand I'd like to keep the semantic structure and it
>>> doesn't fit a spreadsheet well.
>>> And anyway I'd prefer my list to be portable and accessible online, so
>>> starting a new document now I tend toward Google Spreadsheet. It seems
>>> it now has a sorting and filtering mechanisms.
>>> 
>>> In the past I tried keeping my notes just in Google Docs, but as this
>>> approach doesn't enforce any structure it tend to become quite messy
>>> as the ammount of data grows. And of course without structure there is
>>> no sorting and no filtering, so the usefulness in the long term seems
>>> to be dubious.
>>> 
>>> What solutions do you use? What are your experiences?
>>> Do you know what solutions are used by professional lexicographers?
>>> 
>>> Łukasz
>>