3. Dictating Text

In This Chapter

Using the Note Pad 26

Dictating Text 28

Spelling Text 33

Dictating Numbers 37

Setting Auto Formatting Options 42

Dragon Dictate’s main strength is the ability to interpret the words it hears and transcribe the resulting text. This makes it an excellent tool for taking dictation. In fact, there’s a good chance that the only Dictate features you’ll use regularly are its dictation features.

Dictate offers three modes for taking dictation: Dictation, Spelling, and Numbers modes. In most cases, you’ll use Dictation mode, but you may find the Spelling and Numbers modes handy for dictating unusual words or long lists of numbers.

This chapter explains how to use Dictate to transcribe the text you speak. Along the way, ...

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