Speak some more text into the microphone and only stop after speaking several
sentences, i.e. after the software has made a couple of mistakes.
Speak the following into the microphone:
Correct ‘say the word that was recorded incorrectly’.
The Alternates panel is re-displayed
If the incorrect word appears more than once, each instance will have a number
beside it. In this case, you speak the following into the microphone: Correct
‘number displayed beside the instance you want to correct’.
You can now either:
say the number displayed next to a word (or group of words) you would like to
use instead. The Speech Input facility replaces the word in your text
click on or say Spell it if your correction does not appear in the Alternates
You will see the Spelling panel displayed:
Spell aloud the word you would like to insert in the text, in place of the original
word, and then click on the OK button.
Close the Alternates panel.
Adding words to the Speech Dictionary
In this exercise you will learn how to add words to the Speech Dictionary. This is useful
for any words that the Speech Input frequently mishears or does not recognise.
Click on the
drop down list and select the Open Speech Dictionary option.
You will see the Speech Dictionary window displayed: