Working in Windows with Dragon NaturallySpeaking

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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…]

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…]

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…]

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 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…]

Move the Mouse Pointer Very Slightly with NaturallySpeaking

The NaturallySpeaking voice commands let you move the mouse pointer anywhere on your screen and give you access to the full range of mouse clicks: right, left, and double. If the mouse pointer is [more…]

How to Click the 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…]

Drag and Drop Voice Commands for NaturallySpeaking

After you have learned how to maneuver the mouse pointer and click, you’re ready to drag and drop. Drag-and-drop voice commands allow you to do almost everything that you can do with hand-and-mouse commands [more…]

NaturallySpeaking Dialogue Boxes and Hotkeys Commands

After you start dictating with NaturallySpeaking, it’s only a matter of time before you find yourself conversing with a dialogue box. In fact, you may have been talking to NaturallySpeaking dialog boxes [more…]

How To Move the Cursor Around a Dialog Box

A dialog box may have any number of windows, textboxes, buttons, and so on, and you can speak Commands with NaturallySpeaking to move the cursor around. Before you can deal with any particular component [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…]

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