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  1. enable it on windows 7 as well please

    enable this feature on windows 7 as well please!

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  2. Vietnamese voice support

    I feel that add-ins Dictate very helpful with my work, a person capable of typing is not good. However, the language that I often use is Vietnamese should be real good if the team develops more likely to receive voice in Vietnamese.

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  4. Allow for Caps to be added post dictation

    I have used Nuance Dragon Speak for over a decade and that software is very good at allowing words or phrases to be hi-lighted post dictation and then the command "cap that" adds initial caps to the hi-lighted text. Dictate seems to miss this. t

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  5. Should access contact names in Outlook for better recognition

    Does note seem to recognize names from Outlook. I have used Nuance Dragon Speak for over a decade and that software is VERY good at this. I would have stayed with Nuance but the Add In always causes issues with the latest version of Outlook - if Dictate would work as well, this is a home run for MSFT.

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  6. Make punctuation smarter. In italian every small pause became a period.

    And after a comma, Dictate starts with a capital letter

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  7. 1 vote
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  8. 1 vote
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  9. I would like to edit whilst dciating without cancelling dicate mode

    When dictating I'd like to be able to use my keyboard to make corrections. Most keyboard activity cancel dictation.

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  10. Make english voice dictation commands equally available in all language

    It seems that not all english commands are equally available in the other listed languages. Why?
    The speech API has been out there for at least 10 years, so the commands are known.

    Also there seems to be no learning from correction in the text. Can't you USE the distributed intelligence of people to dictate texts in such way that the program actually profits from the improvements that people apply? By assigning a confidence factor to people, you can modify the "trust" that the cloud based speech API assigns to a registered user thus giving greater influence to the persons…

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  11. Make it into a voice-controlled word processor

    Can Dictate be combined with quasi-AI to enable the user to open and navigate through files, select specific text and paragraphs, amend the text, have it read out loud, activate track changes and save files? This would require some interaction with the machine. However, I cannot envisage the language going beyond c.1,000 statements.

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  12. Great product. Can we make this available for all versions of Word and Outlook?

    Great product. Can we make this available for all versions of Word and Outlook?

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  13. Improve punctuation in Office 365

    When I say “period” to put in the punctuation, it sometimes puts a period and sometimes it puts in the word, “period.” The same thing happens with comma. And sometimes it puts a space before the punctuation . Like that , or like this. Also, most of the time it starts with an upper case letter after the period. but sometimes it doesn’t.

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  14. Improve punctuation in Office 365

    When I say “period” to put in the punctuation, it sometimes puts a period and sometimes it puts in the word, “period.” The same thing happens with comma. And sometimes it puts a space before the punctuation . Like that , or like this. Also, most of the time it starts with an upper case letter after the period. but sometimes it doesn’t.

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  15. make it work

    Downloaded it and it worked one time. N ow all I get is a shaded out message after clicking the start button.

    3 votes
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  16. Any plans for adding medical vocabulary?

    Any plans for adding medical vocabulary?

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  17. Improve punctuation

    Works very well in English. But in other languages it doesn't understand the commands of punctuation and actually writes them down. It would be perfection if the software understood all punctuation commands in every language.

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  18. 3 votes
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  19. Your add-in blows away any existing Add-Ins tab in the PowerPoint UI.

    Since Office 2007, the Office apps have created a new Add-ins tab whenever certain types of add-ins load. For utterly unimaginable reasons, DICTATE removes/renames/whatever this tab if present. The new DICTATE tab includes any previous UI that was on the Add-ins tab. Thanks for that ... you've just invalidated the documentation for several of my add-ins. Please create your OWN tab, don't trash the MS spec for add-ins. It ain't rocket science.

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  20. Feature not working in W10

    Have W10. After installation and following through on the documented steps to install Dictate (via add-in mechanism) in Word 2016, feature is not being enabled. Every time I restart Word, the WordDictate checkbox appears "unchecked".

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