[OS X TeX] Dragon Dictate and Tex
araiconi at unisa.it
Thu Oct 14 20:49:39 CEST 2010
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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