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On 10/23/2021 at 8:50 PM, laowai-guide said:

@TaxiAsh, I've finally gotten to your request! Now the English equivalents display in an additional column on the "All Entries" page.

 

I originally tried to add the equivalents to the end of the meaning, but I found the meaning became way too long, especially for smaller screens. I then tried including just the English equivalent as the meaning where relevant, but that didn't seem right either: not all chengyu have English equivalents, so long and convoluted explanations ended up sitting next to the short English equivalents, and it was both strange-looking and potentially confusing.

 

I'm working on some more advanced filtering options, so I'll include an option where you can choose to display only chengyu that have English equivalents.

 

Let me know if you have comments/feedback/other requests!

I think it looks much better. I thought it might look cluttered, but actually it looks really good! 

 

I'll share the link in the wechat learning groups if you want. I don't know if you prefer to wait until get more entries.

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