Antidote Mobile User Guide

User Guide / Settings

Settings

Druide Account

Shows your Druide ID used for this subscription.

Log out: Allows you to log out and quit Antidote. You will need to log in another time to start using Antidote again.

Startup

Reinitialization time: Choose the amount of time after which Antidote will open on a chosen screen (see below). Select disabled to always open Antidote on the most recently viewed screen. Select immediate to always open Antidote at the selected startup screen.

After delay, show: Select the screen on which Antidote will open after the app has been closed for longer than the chosen reinitialization time (e.g. definitions, combinations, etc.).

Search for a copied word:

  • iOS 16 : Activate or disable search on request for words copied from another app.
  • iOS 15 and previous : Activate automatic search (quick search) or search on request for words copied from another app, or disable the feature.

Language

English: Contains all the language settings for English (e.g. National variety, Phonetic alphabet).

French: Contains all the language settings for French (e.g. Regional language variety, Phonetic alphabet, Prioritize).

Regional language variety: Select a regional language variety to filter or modify certain content (e.g. phonetic transcriptions).

Prioritize: In cases of ambiguity, the dictionaries will display results in either traditional or rectified spelling, according to this setting.

National variety : When possible, the Antidote dictionaries display results according to the national spelling selected: American English, British English (traditional or Oxford spelling), or Canadian English spelling.

Interface

Display language: Choose Antidote’s display language. You’ll have to close and reopen Antidote for the setting to be applied.

Pinch zoom: Activate the ability to zoom by pinching your fingers (this feature is disabled by default in favour of using a button to adjust the text size).

History size: Indicates the maximum number of entries saved to your browsing history in the dictionaries, guides and discoveries.

Restrictions: Filter offensive or inappropriate content from Wikipedia and the dictionaries, or lock the settings in More.

External resources: Select the complementary links that will appear in the definitions (e.g. Wikipedia, Ecosia).

Enable translation: Allows you to switch to the corresponding word or article in the other language using the English and French buttons (bilingual edition only).

Sort favourites alphabetically: Sort your favourite words and articles alphabetically.

Synchronization: Synchronize your favourite words and articles with Cumulix or iCloud (see the Synchronization section).

Siri shortcuts: Configure your Siri shortcuts directly in Antidote to have quick access to your favourite dictionaries or guides, or to the Discoveries sections. In the system settings, it’s important to configure Siri in the desired language to perform your searches (English or French). Note that Siri can’t handle more than one language.

Delete browsing history: This option deletes all your browsing history in the dictionaries, guides and discoveries.

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