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Real-time Voice Recognition overview

This article details the Real-time voice 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 Voice Recognition settings can be configured please follow the guide here.

If you want to know how to use the Real-time voice 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. Dictated text / editor window

6. 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 voice recognition using Dragon NaturallySpeaking.
Mic Sleep/Wake Up Stops/Starts voice 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 Voice 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

Copies text files that have text formatting to the clipboard.

After copying, the text with the text formatting can be pasted into MS word or some other application.

Saves dictation data and the text file and changes the file status to VoiceRecognition.Finished.

Files are handled as: “recording and voice recognition complete, text file to be corrected”. The recording can't be edited at this stage but the text can be edited for correction.

Use this command to request correction and other tasks of the typists after recording is complete.

Saves dictation data and the text file and changes the file status to Transcription.Finished.

Files are handled as: “dictation recording and text file editing complete. The recording and text can't be edited at this stage.

Saves dictation data and the text file and changes the file status to Transcription.Pending.

Recording and text editing can be continued later.

Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Correction dialog box.

Shows a list of correction suggestions for the selected text and additional functions such as spell, playback and add to vocabulary.

Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Spell dialog box.

Shows a list of spelling suggestions for selected text and additional functions such as Spell and Train.

Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Train dialog box.

This is used to teach Dragon NaturallySpeaking particular terms in the author's voice (training). This help to improve voice recognition accuracy for the trained terms.

Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Add New Word dialog box.

This can be used by Dragon NaturallySpeaking to learn terms it does not know.

Starts up the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Dragon Audio Setup Wizard. This allows the Dragon NaturallySpeaking engine to learn the characteristics and other information about the microphone device to be used for voice recognition.

Displays the Dragon NaturallySpeaking MyCommands Editor. This allows you to create and edit user defined voice commands.

Change the priority of the dictation file.

Displays detailed information about a dictation file.

Displays the Edit Job Data dialog box.

This allows you to input additonal information such as worktypes, comments and high priority.

Undo the last operation.

Redo the last undone operation.

Copies the text currently selected in the text display area to the clipboard. Executing Cut and then Paste will move the cut text to the cursor position.

Copies the text currently selected in the text display area to the clipboard.

Moves text put on the clipboard with Cut or copies text put on the clipboard with Copy to the cursor location.

Playback Controls

Starts recording and voice recognition using Dragon NaturallySpeaking. Voice recognition results are automatically added from the cursor position in the text display area. Dictation recording is also inserted from the location that corresponds to cursor location in the text.

Restarts dictation recording from the cursor position in the text display area. Pressing this button again stops playback.

During playback, the text that corresponds to the playback position is highlighted.

Returns the cursor to the beginning of the text.

Rewinds a file.

Fast-forwards a file.

Moves the cursor to the end of the text.

Adjusts output volume.

Allows you to select the Voice Recognition Mode available in Dragon.

Opens a drop down list of template documents that are configured in ODMS to use. 

Selects the next field word relative to the cursor position in the text display area.

Selects the previous field word relative to the cursor position in the text display area.

Deletes all delimiters '[', ']' in the field.

Text Formatting Tools

Opens a drop down list of fonts to use.

Opens a drop down list of font sizes to use.

Bolds the text.

Italicise the text.

Underline the text.

Align the text to the left.

Align the text to the center.

Align the text to the right.

Adds bullet points to the text.

Opens a colour chart for you to change the font colour and you can customise your own colours.

 

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