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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…]

NaturallySpeaking's Natural Language Commands for Formatting Characters

Formatting is where Natural Language Commands for Word really get interesting, mainly because there is so much more to talk about. You can make things larger or smaller or indent them more or less. [more…]

How To Format Paragraphs with NaturallySpeaking

For formatting paragraphs in Word, many prefer (you guessed it) the Format That <some formatting>command. Because you can use Format That no matter whether you’re formatting paragraphs, fonts, or anything [more…]

Format Styles with NaturallySpeaking

Natural language commands allow you format styles in a document. Want a top-level heading? Say, “Change style to heading 1.” Want to redefine what Heading 1 is? Format a paragraph [more…]

Format Tables with NaturallySpeaking

You can use Natural Language Commands to create Word tables with up to 20 rows or columns. Use the commands Insert, Make, Add, or Create, as you prefer. You may prefer [more…]

Choose OpenOffice.org Writer for Documents

Want an online suite of office products that you don’t have to license? If so, check out OpenOffice.org. It is an open source program that includes a word processor called Writer and several other applications [more…]

Navigate in Word and in Windows with NaturallySpeaking

The objects that you can talk to Natural Language Commands about are the character, word, line, sentence, paragraph, section, page, column, row, cell, table, and document. [more…]

Work with Spreadsheets Using NaturallySpeaking

Using spreadsheets with older versions of NaturallySpeaking was difficult because you couldn’t directly address the names of the cells. You wanted to say something like, [more…]

Excel Voice Modes for NaturallySpeaking

Excel has two voice modes in which you work: dictation mode and edit mode, called Quick edition and Full edition, respectively. Unlike the Recognition modes, you do not select the Quick or Full Edition [more…]

Move the Cursor with NaturallySpeaking in Spreadsheets

The Move Up/Down/Left/Right commands can also be used when you work with spreadsheets. They do exactly what you need: move the cursor from one cell to another. If the currently selected cell is B2, saying [more…]

Input Spreadsheet Data with NaturallySpeaking

Spreadsheets are all about manipulating numbers, so the obvious question is how to get the numbers into the spreadsheet in the first place. The basic idea of how to get a number or date or time [more…]

Useful Reformatting Commands for Excel with NaturallySpeaking

Spreadsheets like Excel are capable of displaying numbers, dates, and times in a nearly infinite number of ways. Your best bet is not to worry too much about how to format a number in NaturallySpeaking [more…]

Dictate with NaturallySpeaking to Another Application

The first step in achieving dictation mastery of other applications is to make the words you say appear in a window controlled by the other application. [more…]

How To Use iTunes with NaturallySpeaking

Media applications that are speech-enabled with Dragon's LifeStyle Speech Pack include music applications such as iTunes. If you have even a passing interest in online music, you likely know about iTunes [more…]

How To Use Audacity with NaturallySpeaking

Audacityis a free open-source sound editor and recorder that you can download. Using Audacity, you can record podcasts, interview your favorite guru to post on your blog, or edit a recording you’ve already [more…]

How To Use NaturallySpeaking with Videos

Playing videos is one of the most popular online activities. It makes sense that you would want to make it as easy as possible. With voice-enabled commands, your next video is just a word away. [more…]

Dictate with Dragon on the iPad

Nuance’s NaturallySpeaking mobile apps for the Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, are incredibly easy. Mostly, you tap, speak, and send your messages to Facebook and Twitter. If [more…]

Correct What You Say Online with Dragon Dictation

The correction process with Dragon Dictation is a bit different when you dictate with your mobile device versus working with NaturallySpeaking on your PC. On your PC, you have the luxury of correcting [more…]

Dictate Notes to Your iPad with Dragon Dictation

It was inevitable that once we started talking into mobile phones, we’d want to talk to them as well. Now, thanks to Dragon NaturallySpeaking, you can have your phone or other mobile device take over the [more…]

How To Give Orders to Windows Explorer

Windows Explorer is an obedient application. If you say to NaturallySpeaking, “Start Windows Explorer,” it pops up, ready to take your orders. As with Computer, the Windows Explorer menus are available [more…]

Open Computer and Other Windows with NaturallySpeaking

You can open any folder on your desktop with the Startcommand. For example, say, “Start Computer,” or, more generally, “Start <folder name>.” In this example, the Computer folder opens in a window, just [more…]

Switch between Windows with NaturallySpeaking

If you have several application windows active on your desktop, you can switch from one to another just by saying so. You can do this in five ways: [more…]

How To Control Your Mouse with NaturallySpeaking

NaturallySpeaking gives you two methods to move the mouse pointer. MouseGrid breaks up the screen (or the active window) into a series of squares, letting you zero in on the location you want to move the [more…]

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