Dragon and Metatexis problem: Please help! [DNS puts words at start of document,not in open segment]
Thread poster: Kai Boe

Kai Boe
Local time: 04:46
English to German
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Dec 9, 2006

Hi -

I have just started to work with DNS 9.0 and have a problem after entering the text and after changing into the new segment.

When I start dictating, DNS starts to place the words at the beginning of the document instead of placing them into the open segment (where I have also had the cursor, of course). This is -of course quite annoying as I have to get back manually into the segment and start over again.

Can anyone help?



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Ben Dooley
Local time: 22:46
Japanese to English
same problem, any solution yet? Mar 12, 2007

I've encountered the same problem. Very annoying. Has anyone found a solution yet?



Berni Armstrong  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:46
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Metatexis back to normal May 2, 2007

Hi just seen this.

I was using DNS 7 and it worked perfectly with Metatexis. Switched to DNS 8 and had the exact problem you describe. So I went back to Dragon 7 - problem solved.

Wish I knew what was causing it too!


United Kingdom
Local time: 03:46
Catalan to English
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Solution to problem of DNS jumping in Wordfast May 8, 2007

I am not sure whether this will work with Metatexis, too, but I seem (accidentally) to have found a solution to the problem with DNS and Wordfast, where the cursor jumps to the beginning of the text.
My solution is to say "cap" as if you're about to put a word in capitals. The cursor will then jump to wherever it is (wrongly) going to jump but doesn't write anything because it is waiting for you to say a word to put in capitals. You can then manually move your cursor back to the box where you want to translate and carry on. It's a bit cumbersome and it is irritating to have to do this, but if you're a slow typer like me, it's still worth it. I hope this helps...


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