Tutorial #19: Controlling your Computer with Dragon

You can do a lot more than just dictate with Dragon Medical, you can also control your entire computer by voice! This short video shows you some of the many things you can do with this feature.

Controlling your Computer with Dragon

In addition to its dictation capabilities, Dragon also allows you to control many aspects of your computer all by voice. For more information and more voice commands please refer to the video related to the Dragon Sidebar.

Here are a few examples of a few different commands that will help you completely control your computer by voice: 

Open <xyz>: Used to open a program on your computer
       "Open Dragonpad," "Open Microsoft Word," "Open Google Chrome," etc…

Close Window: Used to close the currently opened window. 

Save Document: Used to save the currently opened document. 

Click <xyz>: Used to click anywhere on the currently opened window
       "Click Okay,” "Click Next," "Click Cancel," etc…

Switch to <xyz>: Used to switch to any opened windows
       "Switch to Skype," "Switch to Microsoft Excel," "Switch to Adobe Reader," etc…

Maximize Window: Used to maximize the currently opened window. 

Minimize Window: Used to minimize the currently opened window. 

Search <Search Engine> for <xyz>: Used to search online for certain topics
       "Search Google for weather in Toronto,” "Search WebMD for medical procedures," etc…

Send Email to <xyz>: Used to send emails to someone
       "Send Email to Mark", "Send Email to Elise", "Send Email to Caroline", etc…