This article details the Real-time speech recognition overview explaining what each section and button does.

Note: You must have a Dragon Profile configured with ODMS for this to work please follow the guide here on configuring the Dragon NaturallySpeaking settings. Real-time Speech Recognition settings can be configured please follow the guide here.

If you want to know how to use the Real-time Speech recognition then you can follow this guide here.

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1. Drop-down Menus

2. File Options

3. Playback Controls

4. Text Formatting tools

5. RecMic Function buttons

6. Dictated text / editor window

7. Recording Status

Drop-down Menus

File

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Menu Function
Template Loads a specified template to be used.
Copy to Clipboard Copies the selected word to the “Clipboard”, ready to be pasted.
Send for correction Saves the recording and transcribed text to be corrected later.
Finished Saves the recording and exports the completed text.
Pending Pends the recording so it can be continued later.
Cancel Closes the window.

Edit

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Menu Function
 Undo Undo the last operation.
Redo Redo last operation.
Cut Cut selected text to the clipboard ready to be pasted but does not keep the original text.
Copy Copy selected text to the clipboard ready to be pasted but does keep the original text.
Paste Inputs the contents of the “Clipboard” to the selected cursor position.
Select Next Word Selects the next word relative to the cursor position in the text display area.
Select Previous Word Selects the previous word relative to the cursor position in the text display area.
Next Field Selects the next field word relative to the cursor position in the text display area.
Previous Field Selects the previous field word relative to the cursor position in the text display area.
Clear Field Delimiters Deletes all delimiters '[', ']' in the field.
Capitalize Word Capitalizes the first letter of each sentence in the text selected in the text display area.
Compound Words Deletes all the spaces between the selected words.

View

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Menu Function
Toolbar Toggles toolbars between show and hide, specifies the buttons displayed in toolbars, etc.
Status bar Toggles the status bar between show and hide.

Dictation

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Menu Function
Record Starts dictation recording and auto speech recognition using Dragon NaturallySpeaking.
Mic Sleep/Wake Up Stops/Starts speech recognition.(Voice commands are received even when stopped.)
Play/Stop Play or stop dictation recording from the cursor position in the text display area.  
Home Returns the cursor to the beginning of the text.
Rewind Rewinds a file.
Fast Forward Fast-forwards a file.
End Moves the cursor to the end of the text.
Volume Adjusts output volume.
Modes Allows you to select Speech Recognition Mode in Dragon NaturallySpeaking.

 Dragon Commands

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Menu Functions
Show Correction Dialog Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Correction dialog box for the selected text.
Show Spell Dialog Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Spell dialog box for the selected text.
Train Word Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Train dialog box.
Add New Word Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Add New Word dialog box.
Start Dragon Audio Setup Wizard Starts up the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Dragon Audio Setup Wizard.
Create New Command Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking MyCommands Editor.

Voice Information

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Menu Functions
Change Priority Change the priority of the dictation file.
Show Information Window Displays detailed information about a dictation file.
Show Edit Job Data Dialog Displays the Edit Job Data dialog box.

Help

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Menu Function
Contents Opens help contents

File Options

Playback Controls

Text Formatting Tools