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How to Align Paragraphs in Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Dragon NaturallySpeaking lets you produce with voice commands many of the same results that formatting buttons and icons produce in other applications. For example, to change the alignment of a paragraph [more…]

How to Format in Applications Other Than NaturallySpeaking

The Dragon NaturallySpeaking formatting commands work only with the NaturallySpeaking word processor and specific other applications: the Natural Language applications [more…]

How to Undo Formatting Commands in NaturallySpeaking

In Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the commands Bold That, Underline That, Italicize That, and Format That Bullet Style all share a quirky property: They undo themselves. For example, if you select some regular [more…]

Use the Set and Format Commands in NaturallySpeaking

Who said you can't choose your family? NaturallySpeaking recognizes most font families. You can use the Set or Format commands to change from one of these font families to another. For example, [more…]

How to Use the “That” Command in NaturallySpeaking

Dragon NaturallySpeaking treats the command “that” differently depending upon when it is spoken. For example, when you use capitalization, spacing, and hyphenation commands [more…]

Proofread and Listen to Your Text in NaturallySpeaking

Dragon NaturallySpeaking never misspells a word; however, NaturallySpeaking can make some mistakes by choosing the wrong (if perfectly spelled) word. A person who writes to the bank, “I have trouble paying [more…]

Use Voice Commands for Playback in NaturallySpeaking

Dragon NaturallySpeaking makes it easy to play back your voice as you’re dictating. The simplest form of playing back your voice is to speak the command [more…]

Proofread and Correct with Playback in NaturallySpeaking

Voice playback is a nice feature for proofreading and editing your documents. Dragon NaturallySpeaking provides convenient buttons on the DragonBar and hotkeys on the keyboard for controlling the playback [more…]

Playback in the Corrections Dialog Box in NaturallySpeaking

A good reason for playing back your dictation is so that you can properly correct Dragon NaturallySpeaking. You want to be sure that the text you type in the Correction menu box is what you actually said [more…]

How to Use the Text-to-Speech Feature in NaturallySpeaking

The Dragon NaturallySpeaking text-to-speech feature is a great piece of wizardry. While not perfect, it can help your PC do a reasonable job of turning text into speech. It might even be disconcerting [more…]

How NaturallySpeaking Runs in the Background

NaturallySpeaking uses several windows at once. Normally, you launch an application, you get an application window, and you work in that window. End of story. Not so with NaturallySpeaking, and for good [more…]

Dictating Capabilities in Any Application with NaturallySpeaking

You can get quite a bit done just by dictating into the NaturallySpeaking Dictation Box and then using cut-and-paste techniques to move the text into documents belonging to other applications. But you [more…]

How to Choose Spreadsheet Functions with NaturallySpeaking

All you have to do to apply spreadsheet functions is pick the function out of a list (that the spreadsheet remembers for you) or add the function name to the NaturallySpeaking vocabulary. [more…]

Correct Errors in NaturallySpeaking

If NaturallySpeaking has misinterpreted something that you said, you can fix that mistake and also help train your NaturallySpeaking assistant. To accomplish this, you have to correct the error rather [more…]

Common Dictation Problems in NaturallySpeaking

Following are some common problems users experience with dictation in NaturallySpeaking. You can fix many of them by using the Correction menu box, or by word or vocabulary training: [more…]

How To Select Text with NaturallySpeaking

Whether you write your documents using a keyboard, or dictate them using Dragon NaturallySpeaking, from time to time you’re probably going to want to insert new text into the middle of the document, delete [more…]

How to Correct a NaturallySpeaking Recognition Error

Depending on how quickly you catch the error, you can correct it in one of the following two ways: [more…]

Levels of Control in Windows with NaturallySpeaking

In addition to entering text into another application’s windows, Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice commands can also control another application’s menus. When you combine these techniques with desktop control [more…]

What to Say to Dragon NaturallySpeaking

If you are new to using Dragon NaturallySpeaking with Word, you want to know the quickest ways to find the right thing to say. Here are some things to do when you’re stumped: [more…]

Get Started in Word with Dragon NaturallySpeaking

If you have used NaturallySpeaking for even a short amount of time, you know that there are many different ways of accomplishing the same thing. Take a look at all the ways you can work in Word or WordPerfect [more…]

What is a Natural Language Command?

The worst thing about dealing with computers is that you have to learn their language. Sure, NaturallySpeaking takes dictation. But when you want to tell it what to do with that dictation, you’re back [more…]

About Dictating Text to Word with NaturallySpeaking

The simplest way to think about dictating with Natural Language Commands is that you can work with your favorite documents in their natural settings. Word and WordPerfect have similar commands, so most [more…]

How to Edit and Format Text using NaturallySpeaking

Dragon's Natural Language Commands bring to Word all the editing and formatting features of the NaturallySpeaking DragonPad. Here’s an overview of those features and a couple of examples of the verbal [more…]

How To Insert in NaturallySpeaking

Natural Language Commands can be used for anything on the Insert menu. You can use the Natural Language Insert <something>command for page and section breaks, by just saying, [more…]

How To Lay Out Pages with NaturallySpeaking

Natural Language Commands are available for various ways of laying out your word processing document. If you want to verbally control those menus and see what’s there, use the command and then choose from [more…]

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