6. Controlling Your Computer

In This Chapter

The Available Commands Window 78

Global Commands 80

Key Commands 86

Mouse Commands 87

The previous chapters have concentrated on one very common use for Dragon Dictate: transcribing and editing the text you dictate. But Dictate can do much more than that. It can enable you to control many computer operations without touching your keyboard or mouse.

One of the ways Dictate does this is through the use of global commands that can be understood and interpreted in Command mode no matter which application or window is active. These commands can be broken down into three groups:

Global Commands are voice commands that perform a specific task.

Key Commands are voice commands that make keystrokes.

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