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  1. Please officially incorporate this into Office 365!

    It is far more productive that Windows Speech Recognition, even with limited features. I'm using it with a Blue Yeti mic on the Surface Pro 3, and find it highly accurate, and less CPU intensive than other options. There is no need for a headset.

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    • Won't shut down

      sorry i had to unistall this. it was great BUT after dictating in OL2016, it would keep running in OneNote and stuff in every word it heard - i had to force shut it down to stop it from taking every sound and trying to insert into OneNote open notes page.

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      • Enable dictate in office webapps

        It will be a great added value for us to be able to use Microsoft Dictate trough office webapps onprem and online.

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          • Dictation does not pick up after a pause

            I dictate some text take pause of say 10 seconds and dictation does not start again even though is indicates it is on.

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            • 10 votes
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              • Voice Training function is needed for better accuracy.

                To improve voice recognition accuracy, a function to launch into training Dictate to understand a persons voice is an important feature to add, or this will look like a massive failure.

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                • Issue: it seems to duplicate what I say.

                  Not word for word. It will properly transform an entire sentence from text to speech but will then duplicate the entire sentence right after the first one. It's still saving me time after an arm injury. Nice work. Keep it up

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                  • Voice Shortcuts

                    I'd love to be able to use voice to run searches, format text, apply styles, select text/tables, navigating sections, inserting cross-references etc. The sky's the limit. I think you're really on to something here and would love to have the ability to both simplify my day-to-day work AND the work of those who use the templates/documents I develop.

                    I'd think it could be activated with a single keyboard shortcut or button.

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                    • it should be compatible to Indian accent

                      Many of the old generation Indian professionals have been using the computers now a days for various reasons. They did not practice typing when they were young. Now they do not have time and patients to learn typing. This would be more helpful if the dictate can be compatible to Indian accent

                      3 votes
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                      • Dictate doesn't work on my Surface Pro 3 :(

                        I'm running Win 8.1 & Office 2013 and tried Dictate using my internal microphone. I followed the instructions. I confirmed that the microphone is working. Dictate doesn't work in Outlook or Word no matter whatever I do. Help! Is there a manual or guide or anything for Dictate???

                        A manual or guide for Dictate would be nice.

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                        • some language needs to be rtl like Hebrew and Arabic when translating

                          and if you can add Hebrew to the supported languages to dictate
                          Thanks

                          3 votes
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