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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh &hellip by Inc. Merriam-Webster
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great book; bad CD, Jan. 12 2004
This dictionary is indispensable to anyone in the book publishing industry, but I mourn the loss of the prior CD's format and functionality. I must use this reference daily as a copy editor, and because the speed of a CD search is crucial, I'm stuck with the new version.
The format/layout is way too cumbersome, and offers no viewing options other than color and text size. I was able to shrink the Web10 program into a 3x4 inch box that resided permanently on my computer screen alongside a Google window and a style sheet document window. The new program takes up half my desktop at its smallest usable size.
The entries were much clearer in the old version, as well. Syllables used… Read more