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Create and Manage Users in NaturallySpeaking

If several people use your NaturallySpeaking software, or if you dictate using different words or writing styles, you may need multiple users. Here’s why and how to create and manage those users. [more…]

How To Add a New User to NaturallySpeaking

Setting up a new user in Dragon NaturallySpeaking is a lot like setting up the original user: You’re off to see the New User Wizard. Invoke the wizard’s name in either of the following ways: [more…]

How To Transfer Dragon User Profiles

DVDs don’t remember whether they’ve been read before, so installing Dragon NaturallySpeaking on a new computer is just like installing it the first time. If you are transferring your User Profiles from [more…]

How To List or Delete Users on NaturallySpeaking

If you aren't sure what users you have in Dragon NaturallySpeaking, you can find them listed in the Open User dialog box. If your copy of NaturallySpeaking has more than one user, the Open User dialog [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…]

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…]

How to Customize the DragonPad Window

In case you are wondering, you can change the appearance through the View menu in DragonPad. By “appearance,” this means stuff like toolbars, text wrapping in the window, and units of measure on the ruler [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…]

How to Clone a Command in NaturallySpeaking to Create Another

Because you are in a time-saving mood, how about using the command you just created in NaturallySpeaking to create another one with a modification? You don’t want to start all over again. The Command Browser [more…]

How to Import a List of Words or Phrases into NaturallySpeaking

If you frequently use terms from some specialized vocabulary in the documents you dictate, you can make a list and give them all to NaturallySpeaking in one fell swoop. This can save you lots of training [more…]

How to Add Words from Specific Documents to NaturallySpeaking

After you’ve got the basics, you can 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 [more…]

How to Add Words from Somebody Else’s Documents to NaturallySpeaking

Normally, you use your own documents to teach NaturallySpeaking about your vocabulary. What can you do, however, for a subject that you have not written much about? Answer: Grab words from documents other [more…]

How to Open the Command Browser in NaturallySpeaking

If NaturallySpeaking isn’t obeying your commands, it may not be recognizing your pronunciation. You can improve its recognition for many commands exactly as you would for word or phrase training. [more…]

How to Launch Accuracy Tuning in NaturallySpeaking

Here’s where the correction and fine-tuning of your dictation really pay off. From the Launch Accuracy Tuning Now link in the Accuracy Center (or from Audio→Launch Accuracy Tuning), you’ll be presented [more…]

How to Add an Auto Text Command to Dragon Professional Individual

Nuance has added a great new feature that will make you even more productive when using your Dragon Professional Individual commands. It's the ability to use a variable in your auto-text command. [more…]

How to Create Dragon Professional Individual Commands for New Applications

When you create a command in Dragon Professional Individual, you have to decide what type of command it will be — Global, Application-specific, or Window-specific. But what if you are using a program that [more…]


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