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How to Bold, Italicize, and Underline Text in NaturallySpeaking

One way to create bold, italic, or underlined text in Dragon NaturallySpeaking is to select the text and then say, “Bold That,” “Italicize That,” or “Underline That.” [more…]

How to Use the NaturallySpeaking Dictation Box

Wondering when to use the NaturallySpeaking Dictation Box? Work at the Dictation Box level when you find you don’t have all the voice commands you normally use. The following tips give you an idea of what [more…]

NaturallySpeaking Commands for Internet Explorer

NaturallySpeaking isn’t just for word processing. You can use it to browse Internet Explorer without straining your typing fingers. You can use it to give Internet Explorer its marching orders in several [more…]

How to Browse the Web with NaturallySpeaking 12

Using NaturallySpeaking with Internet Explorer (IE 7, 8, or 9) or Mozilla Firefox (Firefox 8 and higher) lets you do your entire web browsing by voice, efficiently, without having to touch a mouse or keyboard [more…]

How to Dictate E-Mail with NaturallySpeaking on your iPhone

Do you ever feel like talking back to Siri? Dragon NaturallySpeaking can even be used to dictate to your iPhone. These steps will show you how to dictate e-mails on the iPhone. [more…]

How to Use Dragon Search Online

Whether you’re on the go or multi-tasking, your iPhone can be a real lifesaver. You can search the web to locate the nearest restaurant, find a new oven, or get sports equipment. The hitch is that it’s [more…]

The Dragon Go! App for iPhone and iPad

If you like using Dragon Search, you’ll love using Dragon Go! Nuance created this free downloadable app for use with the iPhone 3GS,iPhone 5, iPhone 4, iPod touch [more…]

Dictate Wirelessly with the Dragon Remote Microphone Application

Mobile devices have really spoiled users. So, how about using your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch 4, or Android device as a wireless microphone? The idea that you might not be able to roam around wirelessly [more…]

How to Start Programs with NaturallySpeaking

NaturallySpeaking lets you talk to your desktop and actually see results. Now your desktop responds to your commands by starting applications, opening windows, and giving you access to menus, including [more…]

How to Get Better Sound Quality in NaturallySpeaking from Portable Recorders

For lots of reasons, you are more likely to have sound quality problems when you use a mobile recorder with NaturallySpeaking than when you dictate into your PC. Here are six tips to avoid problems: [more…]

How to Record Dictation for Dragon NaturallySpeaking

When you record text for NaturallySpeaking to transcribe, speak that text just as if you were dictating into NaturallySpeaking directly. Certain aspects of recording, however, make that process a little [more…]

How to Transcribe Your Recording with Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Watching NaturallySpeaking transcribe a recording is kind of magical. You sit there and your words (or something like them) appear on the screen. NaturallySpeaking transcribes recorded speech from a sound [more…]

How to Speak More Clearly to NaturallySpeaking

Changing any habit is hard, and speech is one of the most habitual activities anyone can do. However, NaturallySpeaking may appreciate your efforts. How does a person improve his or her speech? Following [more…]

How to Run the Audio Setup Wizard in NaturallySpeaking

If you suspect an audio input problem, the first thing to do is to run the Audio Setup Wizard. The Audio Setup Wizard can do either a complete setup or simply adjust the volume. [more…]

The Best Sound Card for NaturallySpeaking

Are some sound cards sounder than other sound cards for NaturallySpeaking? The answer is a resounding “Yes!” Your microphone plugs into a chunk of your PC loosely called the “sound card” or the “audio [more…]

Audio Input Problems with NaturallySpeaking

If NaturallySpeaking misinterprets lots of words, your second thought is probably, “Something’s wrong with my microphone or sound card.” (Your first thought is probably uncharitable toward your new assistant [more…]

How to Get Help from the DragonBar

Just like any good software product, NaturallySpeaking has Help files that are installed with the software. In addition, Nuance Communications has done quite a bit of work on the interface to provide help [more…]

How to Create and Manage E-Mails with NaturallySpeaking

Naturally Speaking allows you to dictate almost anything, including e-mails. As you contemplate using NaturallySpeaking to send your e-mails, keep in mind these general recommendations that apply to most [more…]

How to Enhancing E-Mail with NaturallySpeaking 12

NaturallySpeaking plays nicely with Outlook. In Dragon 12, you also get some additional commands for Outlook Express, Windows Live Mail, Thunderbird, and Gmail. If you use these e-mail applications, you’ll [more…]

How to Use NaturallySpeaking 12 Smart Formatting

In NaturallySpeaking 12, a new feature has been added that you likely will come across during dictation. It’s called the Smart Format Rules box. This box pops up when you change the format of a word that [more…]

How to Use Dragon Dictation with Android Devices

There are lots of exciting new developments for Android devices, including some from Dragon Dictation. With the introduction of OS version 4.0, dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich, Android developers have improved [more…]

How to Use BlackBerry Dragon for E-Mail

Happily, NaturallySpeaking isn’t limited to Apple mobile devices or even Android. You can dictate with BlackBerry smartphones as well. (Check online to find out whether your specific BlackBerry model smartphone [more…]

How to Use Back Up and Restore NaturallySpeaking User Profiles

NaturallySpeaking keeps a backup copy of each user’s speech files. It automatically makes this copy every fifth time you save NaturallySpeaking’s speech files — which most people do when they are prompted [more…]

How to Create a New Command in NaturallySpeaking

Adding a new command in NaturallySpeaking is easy using the MyCommands Editor. Fill in the dialog boxes and click Save. But, before getting started, there’s a more important question you need to ask yourself [more…]

How to Locate Commands in NaturallySpeaking’s Command Browser with the Keyword Filter

Just like searching on the web, you can find commands in the NaturallySpeaking Command Browser by using keywords. The Keyword Filter makes it easy to find the actual command for a function you would like [more…]

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