How to use voice recognition

If you are a slow typist, or have difficulty or discomfort when using a keyboard, software that allows you to enter text and interact with your computer by talking to it might help. Some people who have difficulty with words - with conditions such as dyslexia - can also find it helpful. These guides explain how to run and customise the voice-recognition feature of your operating system (Windows, Mac or Linux) to better suit your needs. There are also third-party software applications available.

Here's how to do this…

Run voice recognition on your computer

Set up the speech-recognition feature on your operating system and customise it to suit your needs.

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