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Modifying Text

In addition to using a Select command (page 53) to select text and then saying new text to replace it with, there are a number of other commands you can use to modify text with Dragon Dictate (Table 4.4):

  • Delete commands delete text you specify.
  • Capitalize commands change the text you specify to title case.
  • Lowercase commands change the text you specify to all lowercase letters.
  • Uppercase commands change the text you specify to all uppercase letters.

Table 4.4. Modification Commands

To make this change:

Say this:

Delete a specific word

Delete word

Delete a specific phrase

Delete firstword Through lastword or Delete firstword To lastword

Delete selected text

Delete Selection

Change a specific word to title case

Capitalize word

Change a specific phrase to title case

Capitalize firstword Through lastword or Capitalize firstword To lastword

Change selected text to title case

Capitalize Selection

Change a specific word to all lowercase letters

Lowercase word

Change a specific phrase to all lowercase letters

Lowercase firstword Through lastword or Lowercase firstword To lastword

Change selected text to all lowercase letters

Lowercase Selection

Change a specific word to all uppercase letters

Uppercase word

Change a specific phrase to all uppercase letters

Uppercase firstword Through lastword or Uppercase firstword To lastword

Change selected text to all uppercase letters

Uppercase Selection

To replace text:

  1. Use a Select command (Table 4.3) to select the text you want to change circle_a.jpg.

    04_11-replace_text.jpg

    circle_a.jpg In this example, I said Select new...

  2. Say the new text.

The selected text is replaced with what you said circle_b.jpg.

04_12-replace_text.jpg

circle_b.jpg ... and then said different to replace new with different.

To delete or change the case of text:

Use one of the text modification commands (Table 4.4) to make changes as desired to the text you specify.

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