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Dragon Dictate 2.5: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Introduction

Dragon Dictate by Nuance Communications, Inc. is a Mac OS application that enables you to use your voice to interact with your computer. Specifically, you can use Dragon Dictate to do the following things:

• Dictate text to be automatically typed into a document.

• Use verbal commands to edit text.

• Speak application commands to control computer operations.

• Use verbal commands to manipulate the pointer to perform commands.

Dragon Dictate works by interpreting the words you speak as either dictation or commands, depending, in part, on the operation mode it is in. It has a huge database of vocabulary words that it accesses quickly to respond to what you say. And if you need to enter text or issue commands that are not included in ...

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