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*1.0 (tba)
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**Added help screen that opens up first time Hangeul Assistant is run
**Added help screen that opens up first time Hangeul Assistant is run
**Created AIR version (installable)
***Cellphone input (sky and general)
***Cellphone input (sky and general)

Revision as of 07:42, 7 June 2009


Download and Install

Although you can easily bookmark this page and always come here to use Hangeul Assistant, you may want to install it for quick use and for those times you may not have access to the internet. To install Hangeul Assistant on your computer, you will need to install the free Adobe Air if you don't already have it.

Once you have Adobe Air installed, click here and open the file with the Adobe Air installer. You can have an icon added to your desktop and/or start menu to easily access Hangeul Assistant.

Good test cases

하다, 가다, 되다, 나누다, 오다, 열다, 어렵다, 이다, 그렇다, 놓다, 듣다, 낫다, 모르다


If you find errors, please edit this page and add them to the following list

  • Irregular verbs (not detected)
    • None
  • Verb forms (like if verbs should be conjugated or not)
    • None
  • Conjugation
    • None
  • Pronunciation (any wrong or non-existing rules)
    • Conformation on: ㄹ+ㅅ = ㄹ+ㅆ?
    • ㄱ/ㄺ+ㄱ=ㄱ+ㄲ? -that sounds right
    • I think there's other rules on two consonants by each other where the next consonant becomes 쌍
      • In general, when the 받침 is pronounced as ㄷ,ㄱ,or ㅂ (i.e. when the 받침 is ㄷ,ㅌ,ㅈ,ㅊ,ㅅ,ㅆ,ㄱ,ㄲ,ㅋ,ㅂ,or ㅍ) and the following consonant is ㄷ,ㄱ,ㅂ,ㅅ, or ㅈ, the following consonant becomes 쌍. The second consonant also becomes 쌍 in some other cases, but those are always irregular, and you need to look in a 국어사전 to find them out, e.g. 발전하다 is pronounced 발쩐하다.
  • Other
    • If Korean IME is on while the keyboard is open, it doesn't work

Programmable Settings

Available FlashVars:

  • mode
    • mode=essay (opens essay mode)
  • input
    • input=keyboard (opens keyboard)
    • input=cellphone(opens cellphone)

Example: To start in essay mode with the keyboard on, simply use the following:


Version History

  • 0.1 (April 5, 2009)
    • Initial
  • 0.2 (April 11, 2009)
    • Rewrote to be modular
    • Added more forms
  • 0.3 (April 13, 2009)
    • Initial support for irregular verbs
    • Initial support for pronunciation changes
    • Styled
    • Added support for individual words and full sentences
    • Changed name to reflect that it supports anything typed in Hangeul
  • 0.4 (April 24, 2009)
    • Link to our learn Hangeul, grammar, and vocabulary pages
    • Nicer about screen
    • New option
      • Contract (checked by default) (보아 vs 봐 etc)
    • Virtual keyboard & cellphone interface (visual only)
  • 0.5 (April 26, 2009)
    • Fully functional keyboard
    • Fixed pronunciation errors
  • 0.6 (May 24, 2009)
    • Fixed some cases where input doesn't split double-consonants
    • Quick key to bring up keyboard (F2)
    • Supports copy-to-clipboard
    • Link to search for text in the Korean Wiki Project search engine
      • Searches for only selected text if highlighted or all text otherwise
    • New essay mode for easily typing longer things
    • FlashVars supported for changing mode (essay/short) and input (keyboard/cellphone) on startup
  • 1.0 (tba)
    • Added help screen that opens up first time Hangeul Assistant is run
    • Created AIR version (installable)
    • Todo
      • Cellphone input (sky and general)