I just installed High Sierra yesterday and now my Word of the Day screensaver shows words, but not the definition! When I attempted the previous suggestion and launched the Dictionary app, I was greeted with a dialog that stated that it needed to download "some dictionaries" before use. Word of the day screensaver showing "Entry not found" error for every word ever since installing Sierra. Thanks for the pointers - very much appreciated. All is good now.
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It may be a corrupt. I guess they were deleted in the Sierra upgrade. Reply Helpful Thread reply - more options Link to this Post. Oct 30, 2: I just installed High Sierra yesterday and now my Word of the Day screensaver shows words, but not the definition! It was a combination of your post and the one immediately above that solved the issue in the end. thhe
Apologies for the delay in posting back; I only got around to this last night in the end. Press the D key to see more. Mac OS X Speciality level out th ten: All is good now.
Please tell us whether you tried the solution given in this thread: View answer in context. Question marked as Solved User profile for user: Oct 13, 3: Oct 30, 3: Posted on Oct 5, 6: Helpful answers Helpful answers All replies.
I need to download something for my brain, so that it will remember these words I see every day on the screensaver! Tapping the D key brought me right to the Dictionary. Mac App Screendaver Speciality screenswver out of ten: I will try to restart my computer and open the app again. Hello, I opened the dictionary app and the "Apple Dictionary", "New Oxford American Dictionary" and "Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus" are "downloading", but there is no progress bar and it has stayed that way for over an hour.
Ask a question Reset. The word then moves on soon to be replaced by a new one.
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Posted on Oct 13, 3: Now, when the screensaver displays it shows the headline and first 20 or so words from the first few items in turn of the RSS feed. Or just visit od video on YouTubeleave comments and rate it, as that helps spread the word about the MacTips. Words stream by as before and then a given word slows down and the screen darkens, but no definition appears as before.
Working at the moment, but will give it a shot once I get home. Feb 24, 1: Sorry, should have mentioned that I tried this.
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Oct 5, 7: Many of screnesaver screensaver options display pretty graphics. The Word of the Day helps build your vocabulary by displaying words, together with their pronunciation, meaning and a link to read more in the Dictionary. This makes the screensaver that I have enjoyed using worthless for now. When I checked the preferences, they were already enabled.