IBM ViaVoice with Word 2000
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May 4, 2004

Dear experts (I hope),

My office has recently bought IBM ViaVoice 10 Pro USB Edition to test the effectiveness of the software for translating purposes. I have now set everything up and trained the program to recognise my voice, and everything works perfectly with the proprietory editor, SpeakPad. However, when I try to dictate into Word, nothing happens... I can open Word by voice command, but cannot persuade it to enter my dictation... As far as I can tell, all the necessary options are activated. Can anyone please help? The experiment seemed to be going so well...

Thanks for any suggestions and help!

Mark


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activate the microphone icon in the floating bar and push the dictation switch to "ON" on mic May 4, 2004

Mark Osborne wrote:

Dear experts (I hope),

My office has recently bought IBM ViaVoice 10 Pro USB Edition to test the effectiveness of the software for translating purposes. I have now set everything up and trained the program to recognise my voice, and everything works perfectly with the proprietory editor, SpeakPad. However, when I try to dictate into Word, nothing happens... I can open Word by voice command, but cannot persuade it to enter my dictation... As far as I can tell, all the necessary options are activated. Can anyone please help? The experiment seemed to be going so well...

Thanks for any suggestions and help!

Mark


[Edited at 2004-05-04 15:55]


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Mark Osborne  Identity Verified
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More complicated, I'm afraid... May 4, 2004

S.R. Bandi wrote:

Mark Osborne wrote:

Dear experts (I hope),

My office has recently bought IBM ViaVoice 10 Pro USB Edition to test the effectiveness of the software for translating purposes. I have now set everything up and trained the program to recognise my voice, and everything works perfectly with the proprietory editor, SpeakPad. However, when I try to dictate into Word, nothing happens... I can open Word by voice command, but cannot persuade it to enter my dictation... As far as I can tell, all the necessary options are activated. Can anyone please help? The experiment seemed to be going so well...

Thanks for any suggestions and help!

Mark


[Edited at 2004-05-04 15:55]


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Try again... May 4, 2004

It's more complicated than that, I'm afraid... The microphone and all settings work well in SpeakPad, the internal editor; it's specifically something to do with the connection to Word...

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set "translate in Word" May 5, 2004

There is a menu option which is called something like "Translate in" or "Use with" where you can click on Word. After that, it should work fine.

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