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Dragon NaturallySpeaking tutorial: how to quickly take a screenshot of browser

In this Dragon NaturallySpeaking Tutorial, I show a quick way to take a screenshot of the browser window.

I often find a need to take screenshot of the browser window and save it for my records, for example, when making a payment to a financial institution.

Until now, I worked with installing an extension into the browser which will take a screenshot. After that, I would somehow position the mouse either using the mouse grid command or by moving the mouse up and down so that I can click on to the extension. So far I could not find an extension which could be activated with the help of a keyboard and therefore I had to use a mouse. This approach did work but it became tedious especially when I knew the usual workflow is to take the screenshot, store it into a file, and then send it in an email to the financial institution as proof of payment. So I was looking for a way to do all of this or at least a part of this if possible in one command.

I recently started using a third-party utility which works on top of Dragon NaturallySpeaking and is called as knowbrainer. Incidentally, the company that provides this is and also hosts one of the more popular Dragon NaturallySpeaking forum.

Knowbrainer provides a very useful command "Capture Screen To File". This command will take a screenshot, launch the MS Paint program , put the screenshot into that program and then prompt you to save it as a file.

There is a similar command to take a screenshot and send it to the printer.

I have uploaded a video on YouTube that shows how to achieve this.

About Dragon NaturallySpeaking:

Dragon NaturallySpeaking is the most popular speech recognition software on PC. Dragon Dictate / Dragon For Mac is the counterpart of Dragon NaturallySpeaking on Apple Macintosh computers.

At the time of writing this blog post, Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional Individual 15 is the recommended version for most users. However, I continue to use Dragon NaturallySpeaking premium 13) (approximately $100) because of version 15 incompatibility with Natlink. If your needs are limited to email and web surfing, then you may just want to purchase Dragon naturally speaking home 13 (about $ 50) .

Dragon professional for Mac is the recommended version (costs around $ 300) .

You can download the appropriate version directly from the company's web store from the links below. (They usually run discounts once every month  so you can be on the lookout for the deals from the online store and purchase accordingly)

  Dragon for Mac 5


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