Dragon Dictate

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Peachpit Press, 2011 - Computers - 157 pages
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The book walks readers through how to train Dragon Dictate, allowing it to recognize the way readers speak. Readers will learn how to add specialized words and names and how to control Mac applications using their voice. The book then moves on to editing text documents, allowing readers to select, delete, capitalize and work with text. The book also covers having Dragon read text back to the user, allowing the user to proofread and edit dictated documents. Finally, the book covers more advanced topics, such as creating new voice commands for controlling Mac applications and controlling the mouse via voice commands.
 

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Contents

Getting Started
1
Using the Dragon Dictate Interface
15
Dictating Text
25
Editing Text
47
FineTuning Speech Recognition
59
Controlling Your Computer
77
Using Application Commands
91
Customizing the Command Set
117
Setting Preferences
131
Menus Shortcut Keys
141
Setting Up Dragon Remote Microphone
145
Index
149
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Maria Langer is a freelance writer who has been writing about technology since 1990. She is the author of more than 75 books and hundreds of articles about using computers. When Maria is not writing, she's offering tours, day trips, and multiday excursions by helicopter for Flying M Air, LLC. Her blog, An Eclectic Mind, can be found at www.marialanger.com.

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