Select only the details you want to display

Settings > Show

Open Settings to the Show tab. In this section, enable only the elements you want to see. Preview changes in the sample window at the top of the screen.

  • Pinyin: force spaces between syllables or lowercase syllables
  • Bopomofo: Zhuyin phonetics (common in Taiwan)*
  • Tone numbers: use tone numbers instead of tone marks
  • Definitions: use numbers instead of semi-colon to separate definitions or show source when hovering over definition
  • Character tone marks: show tone marks next to each character
  • New! ColorTones: color characters according to tone. With version 8, you may now change the color of each tone*
  • Alternate: always show traditional first in the Main window
  • HSK levels: Chinese proficiency levels (1-6) for Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi exam. Levels 5 and 6 are advanced; levels 1-2 are elementary
  • Group bar: show entries by group (Main window only)*
  • Zoom: Adjust text size larger to show stroke details

*Some features are supported only in Standard, Professional and Ultimate Editions.

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