Settings: Main

Personalize the way Written Chinese Reader starts and handles popup windows.

Main settings


Open Settings to the Main tab. In this section, you may enable (or disable):

  • LiveScan: show popup when pointing to Chinese text
  • HighlightScan: show popup when highlighting Chinese text
  • ClipboardScan: show popup when Chinese text is copied to clipboard. Not available when HighlightScan is enabled
  • Keyguard: Popup only with this key combination (Ctrl, Ctrl+Alt, Ctrl+Shift)
  • Pin to desktop: Freeze position of the popup window
  • Dismiss on click: Click outside popup window to close


Settings when Written Chinese Reader starts up.

  • Auto-start: Start Written Chinese Reader when computer starts up
  • Minimize on start: Minimize Main window (Lookup, Favorites, History) on start up
  • Systray mode: Hide Main window. Click Written Chinese Reader icon to open window and keep it on top