Dragon Professional - A Step Further: Automate virtually any task on your PC by voice (Paperback)

Dragon Professional - A Step Further: Automate virtually any task on your PC by voice By Michael Shepherd Cover Image

Dragon Professional - A Step Further: Automate virtually any task on your PC by voice (Paperback)


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Dragon Professional Individual (formally Dragon NaturallySpeaking) is firmly established as the world's leading voice recognition and speech-to-text software application. However, it can be used to do so much more.

Dragon Professional - A Step Further; provides you with the tools to extend the capabilities of Dragon Professional and Dragon NaturallySpeaking on PC.

Even if you are new to the world of programming, you will quickly be creating Dragon commands (macros) and automating processes using the simple, yet powerful Dragon Script language. Step by step instructions will walk beginners through the basics, while intermediate and advanced users can take advantage of the source code provided and use them for reference, or as a starting point towards creating effective solutions.

This comprehensive guide starts by getting you acquainted with the Dragon command types that can be created. You will then be able to build upon that foundation and utilise the full capabilities of the Dragon Script language in order to produce Dialog Forms, Dragon commands with Lists, commands that incorporate Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and lots more.

You will learn how to create voice commands that can automate popular software. This is all backed up by real-world macros that can instantly be used with popular applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sonocent Audio Notetaker and Mindjet MindManager.

This book will show you how to:

Create appropriate Dragon command types

Automate routines, such as inserting email signatures or backing up your data

Create, edit and work with Dragon macros which include List Variables

Import and Export Dragon commands

Encrypt and protect your Dragon commands

Create interactive Dialog Forms

Create Dragon macros which incorporate Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)

Work with Dragon macros which include Object Library References

Use the Record Macro function to automatically generate Application VBA

Create Dragon commands that will work with multiple applications

Produce Dragon voice commands to perform your existing application macros

Start making useful and effective Dragon Commands straight away; that will increase productivity, save time and provide significant impact for any individual or business.


Dragon Professional Individual, Dragon Professional Group, Dragon Legal, Dragon Medical and Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional version 11 and above.

Product Details ISBN: 9781916045002
ISBN-10: 1916045006
Publisher: Aspa Media Ltd
Publication Date: August 12th, 2019
Pages: 320
Language: English