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Mac users burned after Nuance drops Dragon speech to text software • The Register
“A seemingly insignificant product cancellation is having a far-reaching impact on a particular community of Mac users.

“Reg reader (and contributor) Colin Hughes wrote in to inform us about how Developer Nuance’s decision to drop the OS X port of its Dragon Professional for Mac has left some customers with disabilities out in the cold.”
nuance  dragon  theregister  2018  mac  macos  osx  software  accessibility  a11y 
april 2019 by handcoding
Cheat Sheet - Dragon Naturally Speaking Commands for Web Testing - Web Accessibility, Assistive Technology, Section 508 & WCAG 2.0 Compliance - BarrierBreak, Mumbai, India
via @Barrierbreak: “Using Dragon NaturallySpeaking for browsing could be easy task but using dragon for web testing needs some hands on with commands commonly used. Here is a blog post from @jayshu183 “Cheat Sheet-Dragon Naturally Speaking Commands for Web Testing’”
(via: https://twitter.com/Barrierbreak/status/1080521604919103488)
dragon  quickreference  a11y  accessibility  2019 
january 2019 by handcoding
Control iTunes From Any Application With These Powerful Automations - Mac Automation Tips
(So it looks like this technique might allow you to trigger iTunes stuff from Dragon Dictate. Neat!)

"I also execute the playlist macro using a Dragon Dictate voice command. I copied and pasted the AppleScript script for my Play Jazz macro into a  Dragon Dictate command, and assigned it the voice command, 'Play jazz'.  Thus while working or  browsing the net, I can issue the voice command without opening iTunes."
itunes  dragon  dragondictate  automation  mac  osx  macos  2015 
september 2017 by handcoding
SuperTab 2.0 vs the Dock for Mac Automators and Power Users - Mac Automation Tips
SuperTab itself looks kinda neat, but so does this Dragon thing about voice triggers:
"What is also handy about meta-folder is that they can be assigned a hotkey. For my Utilities meta-folder, I have the hotkey mapped to a Dragon Dictate voice command (“show utilities folder”), which triggers the meta-folder contextual menu without activating the SuperTab interface itself."
2016  dragon  mac  osx  macos  automation  docks  voice 
november 2016 by handcoding
Command limitations in Dragon for Mac
As of April 2016:
"In Dragon for Mac, the following commands might not execute:
Show links
Click links
Move Mouse <direction>"
dragon  nuance  2016  bugs  links 
july 2016 by handcoding
Dragon 13 ARIA Support is Here! - SSB BART Group
(This goes over Dragon’s ARIA support as of August 2014.)
"Dragon Naturally Speaking 13 (both premium and professional versions) was release recently and adds support for the Accessible Rich Internet Application (ARIA) specification."
dragon  aria  accessibility  a11y  2014 
february 2016 by handcoding
Mavericks Dictation vs. Dragon Dictate: How good is OS X's built-in tool? | Macworld
"I find that built-in dictation now blows Dragon out of the water (or sky, as the case may be). I was shocked to discover that Dragon is missing some of the most common words from its vocabulary list, including "amaze," "annoy," "contain," "clock," "leg" and "tall.". I had to add these and many more everyday words manually, after confirming that they are not in its built-in list. In my experience Dictate's accuracy is very poor compared to OS X's—which is strange because evidently Apple licensed the technology from Nuance."
dragon  nuance  dictation  2013  macworld  software 
september 2015 by handcoding
How (Not) To Train Your Dragon | Appetite For Dictation
"Training Dragon NaturallySpeaking and its predecessors used to be a daunting task. Part of this perception is practical: the training process really did used to be slow and time consuming. (It’s not like that anymore. Training a profile in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9.5 and above can be done in 10 minutes.) Part of this perception is a result of the way Dragon is marketed. "
dragon  training  voicerecognition  2015  accessibility  a11y 
july 2015 by handcoding

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