References - HiraKa

Description: Convert Romanji to Hiragana or Katakana and copy it as a html escape sequence to the clipboard.
eg. while you type in 'watashi' you can see ???. just press copy to get "???" in your clipboard smiley
Author: drkrimson
Version: 1.2b
Uploaded on: July 11th 2005 at 1:16 AM
Rating: Unrated
Downloads: 645
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lol,
hope this one *does* survive the many database transitions smiley
Convert Romanji to Hiragana or Katakana and copy it as a html escape sequence to the clipboard.
eg. while you're typing in 'watashi' you see ワタシ
on the display. Then when you press copy it sends
& # x 3 0 E F ; & # x 3 0 B F ; & # x 3 0 B 7 ; to the clipboard. (added spaces to enhance survival-rate)

Posted by: drkrimson (developer) on Jul 11, 05 (10:39 PM) for version 1.2b (current version)  

*i hate you guys* smiley

Posted by: drkrimson (developer) on Jul 11, 05 (10:40 PM) for version 1.2b (current version)  

I feel for you, guy!

???????????????

Lol.

Being bilingual, I have no use for this widget. (Hence, I have not tried it.) And couldn't one just install the Japanese text files and switch inputs to get Japanese? The input is roma-ji after all. It does the same thing as typing Japanese, only slower right? (Don't know what "html escape sequence" implies....) But I suppose this lets people check if they are not sure.

Good luck with it. <("<smiley

Posted by: BagOfHammers on Jul 14, 05 (12:28 AM) for version 1.2b (current version)  

instead of embedding utf8 characters (which as seen in my description doesn't work too well on the internet (document types, encodings, etc.) so the html escape sequences make &euro; & like escapes from it, so they display corretly on a

Posted by: drkrimson (developer) on Jul 14, 05 (7:13 PM) for version 1.2b (current version)  

instead of embedding utf8 characters (which as seen in my description doesn't work too well on the internet (document types, encodings, etc.) so the html escape sequences make &euro; & like escapes from it, so they display corretly on a

Posted by: drkrimson (developer) on Jul 14, 05 (7:13 PM) for version 1.2b (current version)  

any page

Posted by: drkrimson (developer) on Jul 14, 05 (7:14 PM) for version 1.2b (current version)  

I think I get it...

Too bad it doesn't make Japanese show up here though. That one's a toughie.

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Posted by: BagOfHammers on Jul 17, 05 (12:23 AM) for version 1.2b (current version)  

Well, that didn't work either...stupid space deleter!

Posted by: BagOfHammers on Jul 17, 05 (12:24 AM) for version 1.2b (current version)  

And to return the shameless plug smiley

http://www.dashboardwidgets.com/showcase/details.php?wid=886

For those wanting to convert, Kanji to Hiragana/Romaji.

(and this site could do with encoding utf-8!)

Posted by: macgruder on Jul 21, 05 (8:27 AM) for version 1.2b (current version)  

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