15.498 Concordance 3.0

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty (w.mccarty@btinternet.com)
Date: Sun Feb 10 2002 - 02:58:59 EST

  • Next message: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty : "15.499 tanning snipes"

                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 498.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2002 07:56:01 +0000
             From: Michael Fraser <mike.fraser@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
             Subject: Concordance 3.0

    [The following may be of interest. Please address queries to Rob Watt.]

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2002 17:04:05 -0000
    From: Rob Watt <r.j.c.watt@dundee.ac.uk>

    I am pleased to announce the release of Version 3.0 of

    Concordance gives you better insight into electronic texts. For
    Windows 95/98/ME/NT4.0/2000/XP, Concordance is a text
    analysis program which makes word lists and concordances from
    electronic text. First released in 1999, Concordance now has
    registered users in 41 countries and is the leading software of its

    Concordance lets you track all occurrences of any word and
    examine meaning, word usage, vocabulary, and idiom. Useful in
    language learning, linguistics, language engineering, translation,
    lexicography, natural language software development, and for
    content analysis in many disciplines. With a single click you can
    turn your results into a Web Concordance ready for publishing on
    the Web.

    What's new in Version 3.0 - some highlights:

       -Five new ways of selecting words:
           Proximity search
           Regular Expression search
       -Make Indexes
           Book-like indexing
       -More control over words
           Treat upper and lower case separately
           Show duplicate words separately
           Analyse characters instead of words
       -New ways of sorting
           Sort headwords by order of occurrence
           Sort word endings using a string sort
           Sort contexts by string before and string after headword
    -Improved language support
          Including East Asian languages on Windows 2000/XP
       -Improved display and control
       -New file conversion tool: Filter a File
       -User-definable HTML entity translation
       -Speed improvements

       For a fuller description of new features, see

    Concordance - main features and abilities

    You can make full concordances to texts of any size, or make fast
    concordances, picking your selection of words from text. View a
    full word list, a concordance, and your original text simultaneously.
    See frequencies and collocation counts for every word. A
    Lemmatiser lets you group together any words you choose. Make
    concordances straight from any Windows program which can put
    text on the Clipboard. Make concordances from multiple input files.
    Stop Lists let you specify words to be omitted from your
    concordance. Support is included for most Western languages and
    character sets. User-definable alphabet, reference system, and
    contexts. Very flexible search, selection, and sorting criteria.
    Statistics on your text; word length charts. Full print preview and
    printing control. Built-in file viewer can display files of unlimited
    size. Built-in editor allows fast editing of files up to 16MB.
    Extensive on-line help.

    Concordance is fully copyrighted. A 30-day free trial of the fully-
    working version is available for download, for personal evaluation
    only. For use beyond the terms of the 30-day trial, a registration
    must be purchased from the author.

    For further information and to download the software, go to the
    program's website at http://www.rjcw.freeserve.co.uk/

    Rob Watt

    Concordance software - gain better insight into e-texts
    Download Concordance at http://www.rjcw.freeserve.co.uk/

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Sun Feb 10 2002 - 03:05:04 EST