Maybe Nuance is trying to focus on enterprise users rather than individuals. All Caps Off Turn all capitals off. Imagine letters, reports, email, and more — all created as fast as you can speak them. Changes are periodically made to the information described here. Dragon NaturallySpeaking automatically formats them for you. I have used many versions of Dragon over the course of at least a decade and version 15 pro for Windows is clearly worse than other recent versions.
Eventually, I yielded to the pushy invitations, because they promised a significant improvement in voice recognition, and I do have a slight accent. Changing font face o n e S A Y. You can dictate into Microsoft Word, Corel WordPerfect. It's much easier and simpler to set up and use. This is where Nunace customer support was adequate - they did issue a refund, though not promptly.
To get there quickly, use the scroll box rather than the scroll arrows. These compatibility issues need to be communicated right up front before you make the significant investment in Nuance software. In the Spoken form box, type the phrase you want to say to insert the written form text. Scroll to the top of the list where the commands are listed. Dragon NaturallySpeaking lets you talk to your computer instead of typing. The word or phrase to train appears in the text box. Although you can use Dragon NaturallySpeaking to do almost everything on your computer by voice, some things are still easier to do by mouse or keyboard.
I spent more time on the phone and online with Customer support, but I was unsuccessful at getting the old version back. Original review: I had version 13 and used it without problems for a few years. You can also open a user that was open recently by selecting its name from the User menu. For more information about commands, follow the page references provided throughout the appendix. Dragon won't make spelling mistakes and features up to 99% accuracy right from the word go. To skip this step, just click Next. Stay away from this terrible software and incompetent company.
It has to be done manually. After wasting two days trying to solve the issue, I asked for a refund and forfeited the software. Line Up Scroll up one line same as clicking the up arrow in the scroll bar once. Read Paragraph Read back the current paragraph. Open the user adapted for your recorded speech.
To create a vocabulary: On the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Vocabulary menu, choose New. For anyone thinking of buying this program or updating, I would deeply reconsider. In the end, I have not had to pay but it takes so long to go through all of the hoops to receive fairly poor support that I have stopped trying. By correcting mistakes, you actually teach the program not to make the same mistakes again. Caps Off Turn initial caps off. Dragon software can generate text faster than you could possibly type.
Vocabulary Builder does this whether or not you add new words. In the Written form box, type the text you want typed into your document. The exported vocabulary is saved as five files, all with the same name but with different extensions. Commands can insert multiple lines of text into the current document, send keystrokes to the current program, or run complex scripts. It simply would not initialize a user, and it would not work. Well, I was never actually able to launch version 15 properly.
Work more efficiently with powerful customizations Imagine saying 'Insert Signature' and Dragon fills in your contact details, or dictating industry-specific terminology and Dragon types every word correctly—every time. For further instructions, follow steps 2—4 beginning on page 39. Not sure that this is happening with version 15, though. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Miscellaneous tab. Read Document Read back the whole document. You no longer have to read a series of paragraphs to train the program.
If the program has trouble recognizing a character, try using the longest available spoken form. The vocabulary contains thousands of words, their common pronunciations, and language data about how frequently words are used alone and in combination with others. Dictating special characters Dictating common special characters The following special characters are in the Dragon NaturallySpeaking. To use this feature, you must have Internet Explorer version 4. I wrote to them not only with a clear, detailed explanation of what had happened, but I also sent them the program's log files and screenshots of the error messages. To copy, cut, or paste text: Select the text you want to copy or cut.
If you make the techniques and procedures in this chapter a habit, and continue to use Dragon NaturallySpeaking regularly, you should be able to make the program recognize your speech accurately 95—98 percent of the time. For last-minute changes that are not incorporated in this edition, refer to the Readme file included in your program. I use Dragon to dictate legal documents in Word 2003. Select Again Select the same text again but in a different place must be visible on screen. Someone who wants to use the program needs to create a new set of user speech files and train Dragon NaturallySpeaking to understand his or her voice.