Chapter 10

Working with Excel

In This Chapter

arrow Using Dragon Professional Individual with spreadsheets

arrow Working in Quick Edit or Full mode

arrow Using your cursor with spreadsheets

Earlier chapters explain what Dragon Professional Individual offers to word-oriented people, but what about number-oriented people, people who have a lot of data to enter, to keep track of, and to process? Left-brainers, unite!

Dragon Professional Individual enables you to work with spreadsheets. In Dragon Professional Individual you can use Full Text Control, Menu Tracking, and Natural Language Commands for Excel.

In this chapter, I cover the use of Dragon Professional Individual with spreadsheets. I also show you how to work in the Quick Edit and Full Edit modes.

Doing Excel-lent Works with Spreadsheets

Using spreadsheets with older versions of Dragon was difficult because you couldn’t directly address the names of the cells. You wanted to say something like, “Cell A5” or “Select Column C.” But (sigh), no dice. Your assistant had no idea what you were talking about. Well, your assistant has “up-leveled” its skills!

You now can select a cell and go right to it. After you know how to move around in your spreadsheet, ...

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