About this Database
This database contains three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side
Translator: Abdullah Yusuf Ali
Translator: Marmaduke Pickthall
Translator: Mohammad Habib Shakir
Release Date: October 27, 2005 [EBook #16955]
Y: = Qur'an Translation by Abdullah Yusuf Ali
P: = Qur'an Translation by Marmaduke Pickthall
S: = Qur'an Translation by Mohammad Habib Shakir
The original text can be found at the Project Gutenberg site at:
Navigating Through the Koran
This Koran database three translations and is arranged with one chapter per document. To page through the file, use the Document Movement Arrows:
to take you the the First Document, Previous Document, Next Document, or Last Document.
There are fields at the top of each document which tell you which chapter you are viewing.
There are several search options in the Main Menu to choose from:
ź Quick Search - Enter a word or phrase in the prompt dialog. Searches entire file.
ź Advanced Search - Combine any search from the Actions menu into one request.
ź Search in Chapter - Enter the name of a chapter in which to search, then a word or phrase to search for.
ź Output Sentence Containing... - Displays the sentence containing a word or phrase you search for. The results are output in a separate file. Double click on any line to view the exact document the result came from. Press CTRL+TAB to return to the search results.
You may also use the Search Line and search for any word or phrase in the file. Enter the Search Line by pressing your ESC key or by clicking anywhere on the line.
Just type a single word, a phrase (by surrounding the words with brackets: [ and ] ), or use boolean logic (and, or, not) to combine search words.
Also, if you have askSam Professional Version, you can index the file and get super fast search retrieval.
Bookmarks and Hypertext Links
You can make your own bookmarks no favorite places and set a Hypertext Link to take you there.
1. Choose Document -> Set Bookmark while your cursor is in the spot you want to mark.
2. Name the bookmark and choose OK.
3. Highlight a word or phrase you want to be the link.
4. Choose Document -> Set Hypertext Link
5. Select Bookmarks in current file, and then the bookmark you just set. Choose OK.
Return to Menu @@@