[OS X TeX] Dragon Dictate and Tex
messer at eecs.berkeley.edu
Wed Oct 20 15:00:13 EDT 2010
Dragon has you read a little story -- this takes five minutes. You have the option of reading two more such stories. Hopefully that will be enough training. Then while using it, when you make corrections to Dragon's mistakes, it further improves its models.
On Oct 14, 2010, at 11:49 AM, Andrea Raiconi wrote:
> Il giorno Oct 14, 2010, alle ore 8:36 PM, Themis Matsoukas ha scritto:
>> 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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> I believe these programs have a training phase to adapt to your pronounce, so you should be fine.
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