[OS X TeX] Dragon Dictate and Tex
tmatsoukas at me.com
Thu Oct 14 14:36:54 EDT 2010
On Oct 14, 2010, at 2:28 PM, David Messerschmitt wrote:
>>> I am not sure it makes sense to enter commands and equations by speech input, so I tend to mix mouse/keyboard,
>>> and use dictation to enter the mostly-text paragraphs in between.
>>> This works fine, but does eliminate the possibility of using speech commands for editing anything other than
>>> the paragraph most recently dictated.
>> Just curious, does it interact with autocompletion in TS? I mean, if you say "left parenthesis" do you get a pair of parentheses with the cursor inside?
> Yes it does! Dictation really is just an input alternative to the keyboard.
> However, note that if TS does processing on the input, that may mess with the voice-command editing functions.
> Those functions depend to some extent on the Dragon cache being synchronized with text on the screen.
> Some things should still work OK, like select and replace of a word.
> For entering commands and equations, Dragon has a "spell it" mode. However, that seems to me more cumbersome than the keyboard.
I'm so bad with typing, I am definitely going to give this a try. I hope it can handle my accent.
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