Chapter 4

Simply Dictating

In This Chapter

arrow Dictating text and commands

arrow Controlling the microphone

arrow Reviewing tips for dictation

arrow Punctuating and capitalizing

arrow Entering spaces and tabs

arrow Entering different numbers and dates

arrow Making quick corrections

arrow Tackling common dictation problems

It seems to me that dictating should be a far easier way to communicate than by tapping your fingers across a keyboard. And the basics of dictating are, in fact, pretty easy. You just need to know a few tricks that I tell you about in this chapter.

The “basics” of NaturallySpeaking are its keyboard-like capabilities to turn voice into text. NaturallySpeaking can do lots of other things (edit, format, make tables, ...

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