Dragon Dictation rocks!


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  1. penguin42

    penguin42 Member This Topic's Starter

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    The MT3GS uses Dragon Dictation for its "Genius button" but I just discovered that you can also use it for generic text dictation -- and it works much better than the default android 2.x speech-to-text.

    You get to it by "long pressing" the optical pad while in a text box, selecting "Input Method," and selecting "Dragon Dictation." Then tap "Tap to Speak" and enjoy! All input will then stay on dragon dictation until you change it back to Swype or whatnot.

    Sorry if this is obvious/commonly known, but I didn't see it in the instructions and just kinda stumbled across it myself.

    What I find interesting is that I can't find any way of getting Dragon Dictation for the android stand-alone. I see it for the iPhone, though. Is this an exclusive deal with t-mobile or something? Like I said, it seems to work a lot better than the built-in google voice-to-text.
     

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  2. macavely

    macavely Well-Known Member

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    Yea it is great.. I love it because I am a really bad speller .. So When I can't figure out a word I just use it to get the correct spelling.
     
  3. DEDE

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    I'm trying to find Dragon Dictation for my HTC Hero, do they make it for it? If so, where can I get it?
     
  4. jimczyz

    jimczyz Well-Known Member

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    It came stock on the Slide.
     
  5. DjKiDD

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    I like it alot but I feel stupid talking to my phone like it was a ******ed child
     
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    clitrenta Well-Known Member

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    I started playing with it myself this morning and it works remarkably well. I do wish it knew how to do punctuation though :D FYI: Even though you have it as your input method, you can still do multitap if necessary, just not swype. I really think their PDF manual was lacking ina lot of areas - not nearly enough details and it isn't as if you could accidentally discover some of this stuff. I'm just glad I'm finding all these cool features. I'm also trying to train myself to use the G button more such as for opening apps and the like. It can also be used for "Help"
     
  7. DjKiDD

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    You can do punctuation you have to say "period" or "exclamation point"
     
  8. Exaqtion

    Exaqtion Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't agree anymore.
     

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