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Dragon NaturallySpeaking tutorial : Using a mouse with speech recognition on Windows


In this Dragon NaturallySpeaking tutorial, I demonstrate  the use of mouse with Dragon NaturallySpeaking .

Literature describing how to move the Mouse Up, Down,Right or Left using Dragon Naturally Speaking is easily accessible over the Internet. However, operations like how to move the mouse diagonally are not described clearly.

Additionally, even though Mouse Grid is a command that is commonly used, there is not much information suggesting how that command can be used in combination with the Mouse Move commands quickly move the mouse. Likewise, there is also not much mention of changing the speed of mouse.

I describe all of this  in the YouTube video below. .

I hope you find the video useful. Updates, if any, will be appended to the end of this post.








List of Commands Described in the Video:


  1. To Move the Mouse Vertically Upwards, say "Mouse Move Up"
  2. To Move the Mouse Vertically Downwards, say "Mouse Move Down"
  3. To Move the Mouse Horizontally to the Right, say "Mouse Move Right"
  4. To Move the Mouse Horizontally to the Left, say "Mouse Move Left"
  5. To Move the Mouse Diagonally to the Left Bottom, say "Mouse Move Bottom Left"
  6. To Move The Mouse Diagonally to the Right Bottom, say "Mouse Move Bottom Right"
  7. To Move the Mouse Diagonally to the Left Top, say "Mouse Move Top Left"
  8. To Move the Mouse Diagonally to the Right Top, say "Mouse Move Top Right"
  9. To Increase the Speed of the Mouse, say "Fast", or "Very Fast".


About Dragon NaturallySpeaking:


Dragon NaturallySpeaking is the most popular speech recognition software on PC.Dragon Dictate 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 because of its incompatibility with Natlink.  You can download Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional Individual 15 here.


Update: For a change, Nuance has got good documentation for the mouse commands at https://goo.gl/d91HXx.

Note that it also includes documentation on how to hold the SHIFT key while moving the mouse.

If you wish to hold the mouse down while dragging, you have to say the command "Left Mouse Hold down". For releasing the mouse, you have to say the command "Left Mouse Release".






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