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Free at last! Finally, someone has come along to free you from your keyboard. With Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the miraculous voice-recognition software in your computer, you can browse the Web, control your applications, control your desktop, write documents, and more without ever once laying finger to plastic. But don?t run out and get yourself fitted for that Star Fleet uniform just yet, cadet. Dragon NaturallySpeaking is the most accurate voice recognition software on the market, and while it really does ...
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Overview

Free at last! Finally, someone has come along to free you from your keyboard. With Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the miraculous voice-recognition software in your computer, you can browse the Web, control your applications, control your desktop, write documents, and more without ever once laying finger to plastic. But don’t run out and get yourself fitted for that Star Fleet uniform just yet, cadet. Dragon NaturallySpeaking is the most accurate voice recognition software on the market, and while it really does deliver on all its claims, it can be very finicky, and getting top results can be tricky.

The complete guide to the care of feeding or your Dragon, Dragon NaturallySpeaking For Dummies is a must-have companion for voice-recognition trailblazers who are ready to:

  • Kiss that keyboard goodbye and say hello to hands-free computing
  • Verbally control your Windows desktop and most applications
  • Dictate, edit, format and proofread documents in Word and WordPerfect
  • Browse the Web and compose and send email by voice
  • Use a pocket digital recorder on the run

Here’s all you need to fire up your Dragon and get it dancing to your tune. Your total guide to installing, configuring, fine-tuning and getting the most out of that amazing voice recognition software, Dragon NaturallySpeaking For Dummies covers all the bases, including:

  • Installing, configuring, and launching your Dragon
  • Dictating, editing, proofreading, and formatting documents in NaturallySpeaking
  • Recording speech onto the NaturallySpeaking recorder and transcribing recorded speech
  • Dictating into other applications
  • Controlling your desktop and windows by voice
  • Using NaturalWord for Word and WordPerfect
  • Browsing the Web, emailing and faxing by voice
  • Managing databases hands-free
  • Maximizing voice recognition accuracy
  • Having multiple users and vocabularies
  • Adding specialized items and verbal shortcuts to Dragon’s vocabulary

With the introduction of Dragon NaturallySpeaking the old dream of hands-free computing has finally become reality. Now let Dragon NaturallySpeaking For Dummies show you how to give your Dragon wings and make it soar.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764506383
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/7/1999
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 404
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

David Kay wrote Microsoft Works For Dummies and WordPerfect Web Publishing For Dummies.

Doug Muder is a math Ph.D. who's written about Windows 98, the Internet, and 3D graphics technologies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: Hatching and Launching Your Dragon Software.

Chapter 1: Preparing for Dragons.

Chapter 2: Basic Training.

Chapter 3: Launching and Controlling Your Dragon.

PART II: Fire-Breathing 101.

Chapter 4: Basic Dictating.

Chapter 5: Selecting, Editing, and Correcting in the NaturallySpeaking Window.

Chapter 6: Fonts, Alignment, and All That: Formatting Your Document.

Chapter 7: Proofreading and Listening to Your Text.

Chapter 8: Using Recorded Speech.

Chapter 9: Mobile Edition and NaturallyMobile Recorder.

PART III: Giving Your Applications Wings.

Chapter 10: Dictating into Other Applications.

Chapter 11: Controlling Your Desktop and Windows by Voice.

Chapter 12: Using NaturalWord for Word and WordPerfect.

Chapter 13: A Dragon Online.

Chapter 14: Dragon Your Data Around.

Chapter 15: Staying Organized on the Move.

PART IV: Precision Flying.

Chapter 16: Feeding Your Dragon: RAM, Disk Space, and Speed.

Chapter 17: Speaking More Clearly to Your Dragon.

Chapter 18: Additional Training and Vocabulary Building.

Chapter 19: Improving Audio Input.

Chapter 20: Dealing with Change.

Chapter 21: Having Multiple Users or Vocabularies.

Chapter 22: Creating Your Own Commands.

Chapter 23: Taking Draconian Measures: Workarounds for Problems.

PART V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Ten Common Problems.

Chapter 25: Ten Time-and-Sanity-Saving Tips.

Chapter 26: Ten Mistakes to Avoid.

Chapter 27: Ten Stupid Dragon Tricks.

Appendix: DragonSpeak: A Glossary.

Index.

Book Registration Information.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2009

    Not suitable for Dragon 10

    This book is for one of the early versions of Dragon and has no relevance to Dragon 10.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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