Patent Number: 6,490,576

Title: Electronic apparatus having a dictionary function

Abstract: An electronic dictionary has a keyboard having a format key, a priority key, and a non-display key. Operation of the format key causes a display format for a currently displayed word to be stored in a display format storage area of a RAM. Operation of the priority key causes priorities for display of pieces of information associated with the currently displayed word to be stored in a display priority storage area of the RAM. Operation of the non-display key causes a currently displayed item that is desired not to be displayed to be stored in a non-display item storage area of the RAM. Upon operation of retrieval key, a CPU performs a display processing for displaying a retrieved word on an LCD according to the contents stored in each storage area of the RAM.

Inventors: Nishiguchi; Shinichi (Nabari, JP)

Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 17/27 (20060101); G06F 017/30 (); G06F 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/03/2019