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This guide goes through the Dragon NaturallySpeaking setting in the ODMS Dictation and Transcription Module.

Note: You must have a trained Dragon profile and have enabled the voice recognition feature in order to configure the ODMS software to use your Dragon Profile. Click here for a guide on how to enable the voice recognition feature.

Dictation Module

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User Profile Location

To change the profile location you would need to run the software as administrator.

Use Local Profile - Select this option if the Dragon profile is stored locally on the PC.

Dragon Roaming Profile - Select this option if the Dragon profile is stored on a network share which can be accessed by all the users. If the Dragon Profile isn't already on the network then you can also export the profile to the network location. Please note the Dragon Roaming option is only available if the Dragon edition installed supports Dragon Roaming profiles

Active User Profile

Author ID - Select an Author ID to use with the Dragon profile this is required for using the voice recognition features below. The Author ID must be configured first in order for the list of Author ID's to appear click here for a guide on adding Author ID's.

Username - Select a Dragon profile to use in the software.

Vocabulary - Select a Vocabulary to use if you have multiple vocabularies in your Dragon profile.

Dictation source in real-time voice recognition feature - Select the appropriate dictation source to use for real-time voice recognition. For example if you have a RecMic recorder then you will need to select USB microphone as the dictation source, if this option isn't available then you will need to go to the Dragon software to add a new dictation source.

Dictation source in background voice recognition feature - select the appropriate dictation source to use for background voice recognition. For example if you have a DS-7000 recorder then select Transcription source as the dictation source, if this option isn't available then you will need to go to the Dragon software to add a new dictation source.

Train Profile - If the Dragon profile hasn't been sufficiently trained then you will see a warning icon which you can click on the link to launch the Dragon profile training wizard.

Dragon User Commands

Create New Command - Launches the Dragon Command editor to create Dragon Commands.

Assign User Command - Assign User Commands with your created Dragon Commands.

Dragon Engine Configuration

Always restart Dragon NaturallySpeaking Engine - When the Dictation Module starts up this will automatically restart the Dragon Engine.

Restart now - Restarts the Dragon Engine

Enable to run ODMS and Dragon NaturallySpeaking on the same CPU core - This will make the ODMS software and Dragon Engine to work simultaneously on the same CPU core

Transcription Module

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User Profile Location

To change the profile location you would need to run the software as administrator.

Use Local Profile - Select this option if the Dragon profile is stored locally on the PC.

Dragon Roaming Profile - Select this option if the Dragon profile is stored on a network share which can be accessed by all the users. If the Dragon Profile isn't already on the network then you can also export the profile to the network location. Please note the Dragon Roaming option is only available if the Dragon edition installed supports Dragon Roaming profiles

Profile Map

Dragon Profile map allows you to put dictations through background voice recognition using a specified Dragon Profile and Author ID, which you can map multiple Dragon profiles.

Add - To create a Dragon profile map.

Modify - To edit an existing Dragon profile map.

Remove - To delete a Dragon profile map.

Dragon Engine Configuration

Always restart Dragon NaturallySpeaking Engine - When the Dictation Module starts up this will automatically restart the Dragon Engine.

Restart now - Restarts the Dragon Engine

Enable to run ODMS and Dragon NaturallySpeaking on the same CPU core - This will make the ODMS software and Dragon Engine to work simultaneously on the same CPU core