Index of lessons

Roadmap free content

This roadmap puts the free lessons in the most logical order. You’ll also be able…

Q&A 22 January 2019

About deleting text by voice. Practical tips and explanation of the underlying principles.

Getting started with dictation (and some commands)

Assuming you have already created and set up your user profile, it is time to…

Multi-level bulleted lists in Microsoft Word

Adding a multi-level bulleted list in Word via a Word macro and a voice command

What to do with ‘Learn from documents’ message at startup

Ever got the message "Let Dragon learn from documents and messages" when starting up Dragon?…

Dictation 101

This course covers the basics of dictation with Dragon.

Backing up your User Profile

What is a User Profile anyway? A user profile is a collection of files containing…

Challenge Q&A 8 January 2019

Q&A session (re)START with Dragon challenge

Handsfree browsing in Chrome with Click by Voice

Dragon's built-in Google Chrome interface isn't always performing well. It also lacks important voice commands…

Deleting text

Just like it would be very unpractical not to have a delete key and/or a…

Selecting text

In order to manipulate text with your voice, you often need to select it first.…

Moving the cursor around

You cannot really create a text if you can’t move the cursor to various spots…

Adding phrases with special capitalisation

Sometimes you have phrases that you often use which have special capitalisation. This could be…

Adding a word or phrase to the vocabulary

Watch this video on how to add a word to the vocabulary.

Build your vocabulary by analysing existing documents

Dragon allows you to add words individually to the vocabulary, so it can write them…

When NOT to use the correct… command

In previous lesson I explained about the importance of only using representative sound samples for…

Correcting words

In order for Dragon to learn to recognise you better, you can correct the mistakes…

What can go wrong in Dragon’s recognition

It can be very frustrating if you dictate words and they are not recognised correctly.…

About Full Text Control

Full Text Control is the feature in Dragon that allows you to have a pleasant…

Dictating punctuation marks ($*;?)!

When you are used to typing, you usually don't pay a lot of attention to…

Dictation commands

Dictation commands can be said without pausing before and after the commands, unlike regular commands…

Confusion between dictation and commands

Let me be honest with you here: some confusion between commands and dictation is bound…

Your mic and your voice

If you start using your voice more than before, it is important to pay attention…

How to dictate

In order to get good results with Dragon you need to 'dictate' rather than 'talk'.…

Controlling the microphone

To switch the microphone on and off, most people click the microphone icon in the…

Introduction of the Dragon Bar

In this video lesson you'll find out what the different bits and bobs on the…

How Dragon works

In this lesson you will learn some practical things about how Dragon works. I'll not…

Q&A Replay 12 December 2018

Lots of tweaking in Dragon's vocabulary and a preview of the new Academy design/layout.

Dictating measurement units: mmol/l

Making Dragon write measurement units correctly.

How to replace words if you should not correct

The flowchart for correcting words suggests 3 different alternative commands for the correction command. "scratch…

What is the Dictation Box and when to use it

Wat is the Dictation Box? The Dictation Box is Dragon's workaround solution to entering dictation…

When dictation box text isn’t transferred to the destination window

What to do if your text from the dictation box isn't transferred to the destination…

Introduction to Dragon’s Vocabulary Editor

Any word that you want to dictate with Dragon, must be in Dragon's vocabulary. If…

Numbers, currency and time

How to dictate numbers in Dragon.

Creating and setting up your user profile

This free mini video course covers the creation of your Dragon user profile and setting…

10 Powerful Dragon Commands mini course

Download the cheat sheet and learn to use these commands for optimum effect.