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How to Dictate E-Mail Messages with Dragon NaturallySpeaking

When dictating email messages with Dragon NaturallySpeaking, you can use some Natural Language Commands with Outlook just like when you dictate text into a word processor. In Outlook, a message composition [more…]

Read E-Mail and Make Notes with Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Nuance has made e-mail a priority in Dragon NaturallySpeaking. Several voice commands help you get things done faster. You can use NaturallySpeaking to read your email to you and to make notes using Outlook [more…]

How to Keep Track of Appointments with NaturallySpeaking

With Dragon NaturallySpeaking you can schedule appointments through Outlook’s Calendar window. Bring up the Calendar window by saying, “Create a new appointment.” [more…]

List New Contacts in Outlook with NaturallySpeaking

You can use Dragon NaturallySpeaking to manage your contact list in Outlook. As marketers like to say, “The money is in the list.” They usually mean your customer mailing list — but for many people, their [more…]

How to Use NaturallySpeaking with Yahoo! Messenger

VoxEnable added instant messenger applications to its LifeStyle Pack, so now you can use Dragon NaturallySpeaking with Yahoo! Messenger and other instant messaging applications to communicate quickly and [more…]

How to Use NaturallySpeaking with Skype

With the Dragon NaturallySpeaking LifeStyle Pack, you can now use Skype as a Full Text Control application. Skype gives you free voice and video calling to anyone else on Skype in the world. To download [more…]

How to Use NaturallySpeaking with Windows Live Messenger

With the Dragon NaturallySpeaking LifeStyle Pack, you can now use Windows Live Messenger as a Full Text Control application. Do you already have a Windows Live ID from signing up for a variety of Microsoft [more…]

Train NaturallySpeaking to Your Voice by Reading Text

If NaturallySpeaking seems to be making more mistakes than it used to, ask yourself if you have changed since you first trained Dragon. Has your voice, manner of speaking, or working environment changed [more…]

Do You Need to Speak Better to Dragon?

You probably could speak a bit better. Improving your speech habits is one of the best and cheapest ways to cut down on errors in NaturallySpeaking.

On the other hand, don’t go nuts. For instance, try to [more…]

How NaturallySpeaking Adjusts to Your Speech

There are a lot of tips for speaking better, however, remember NaturallySpeaking is pretty adaptable to a wide variety of speech habits. The only speech flaws that can’t be compensated for, in some way [more…]

How To Use Dragon's Accuracy Center

Training and improving NaturallySpeaking is the key to an almost flawless experience over time. Take the time to work with the software and train it to understand your special way of communicating. [more…]

How To Personalize Your NaturallySpeaking Vocabulary

Personalizing your Dragon NaturallySpeaking vocabulary involves two functions. The first is vocabulary editing, which lets you add words to the NaturallySpeaking vocabulary and, optionally, train NaturallySpeaking [more…]

Add a New Word or Phrase with NaturallySpeaking

Adding a word tells NaturallySpeaking that you want to include something new to its vocabulary. The accompanying Word training also teaches NaturallySpeaking how [more…]

How To Add Shortcuts in NaturallySpeaking's Vocabulary Editor

To add custom terms to the NaturallySpeaking active vocabulary, click the Open the Vocabulary Editor link from the Accuracy Center (or you can launch the Vocabulary Editor by choosing Vocabulary→Vocabulary [more…]

How To Create Different Ways to Say the Same Thing

NaturallySpeaking doesn’t currently recognize all the possible alternative spoken names of a command, but you can add them to the vocabulary.

For example, the period at the end of this sentence has more [more…]

How To Import Lists of Words to NaturallySpeaking

If you’re likely to use terms from some specialized vocabulary in the documents you dictate, you can make a list of such terms and give them all to NaturallySpeaking in one fell swoop. [more…]

Train Dragon NaturallySpeaking from Specific Documents

At this step, you provide your NaturallySpeaking assistant with documents so that it can look at them and pick out any words or capitalized phrases it doesn’t recognize. The more documents you give Vocabulary [more…]

How To Set Options and Formatting for NaturallySpeaking

The Options section of NaturallySpeaking's Accuracy Center is key. It contains several ways for you to customize NaturallySpeaking to make your assistant do things your way. Remember to revisit your Options [more…]

How To Adjust Your Acoustics for NaturallySpeaking

Dragon NaturallySpeaking's Accuracy Center provides three ways to help your NaturallySpeaking assistant improve your acoustics, and your efficiency, including checking your microphone and launching Accuracy [more…]

Ten Mistakes to Avoid in Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Everybody makes mistakes, and some people make really big and entertaining mistakes. I made a ton of mistakes with NaturallySpeaking, and probably you’ll make some, too, from time to time. Here’s all I [more…]

Dictating to NaturallySpeaking But Nothing Happens?

There is a problem if words leave your mouth when you dictate to Dragon NaturallySpeaking, but they don't appear on the screen. Obviously, they must have taken a wrong turn somewhere. Suppose we follow [more…]

Getting Incorrect Results with NaturallySpeaking?

If NaturallySpeaking just doesn’t get it right when you dictate, you’re having what’s called recognition errors or accuracy problems. Now, don’t you feel better, having an official diagnosis of your problem [more…]

Speaking Commands But They Get Typed as Text?

Few things are more frustrating than to select the most important line in your document and say to Dragon NaturallySpeaking, “Italicize That” only to watch the whole line disappear and be replaced with [more…]

Is NaturallySpeaking Inserting Extra Little Words?

Some days, you find your Dragon NaturallySpeaking documents littered with little words like in or to or and. You are sure you didn’t say them. Your NaturallySpeaking assistant just seems to have an overactive [more…]

Dealing with Slow Dictation in NaturallySpeaking?

You dictate something to Dragon NaturallySpeaking, and then you wait. How long is it going to take to figure out what you said? Did it even hear you? Should you repeat? Finally, the words show up. [more…]

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