Wine 0.9.4 is out. As regards DNS, the installer wouldn't work, IE 5.5
wouldn't install, and Sidenet's installer for IE 6 hung. It is still there,
but I have restored my backup directories of .wine/ and c/.
I will keep testing every release.
On Fri, 23 Dec 2005 11:15 am, Doug Laidlaw wrote:
> I have never known it to be done that way. It may work, but for the time
> being, I have gone back to Xvoice. I have no disability problem. I am
> simply a two-finger typist, and I dictate when that gets frustrating. The
> catch with recognition errors is that they are not spelling errors, and if
> i don't weed them out properly, a spellchecker won't catch them. I have
> commented before that my success rate using the American model and no
> correction, is surprisingly good, and good diction makes it even better.
> The engine doesn't know its way around. For example, if I have just
> dictated a full stop, then go back to the middle of a sentence, I will get
> a capital letter regardless, and the initial word-space is always inserted.
> Otherwise, it is quite usable.
> I was having a problem getting the ViaVoice engine to hear my mic. It
> turned out that I had the wrong line enabled in KMix, but I though that it
> might be my user files, so I deleted them and started again. With only the
> first 15 minutes, of training, accuracy was hopeless, but after the second
> part, it was excellent.
> On Fri, 23 Dec 2005 6:41 am, abgdf wrote:
> > > Is (holding Ctrl and) saying "correct that" the same as saying
> > > "spell that" ?
> > What I meant was, the reason why opening the "Spell That"-box crashes the
> > program could be the ability to dictate (even single letters) into
> > that box. I thought if there was a command for correction without
> > dictation just by typing, it perhaps could be easier for wine to handle.
> > If "correct that" was such a command, perhaps you could be able to train
> > your speech data at last.
> > I mean some people have reported they could do that in wine.
> > (In my German Win-DNS I say other words for the correction-commands.
> > I always have to hold Ctrl because otherwise when I say something similar
> > to "correct that" often a correction-box opens with the last word "that"
> > that I dictated before. That's extremely annoying.)
> I find that under Windows, I have to run the two words together, or they
> will be seen as dictated text. With the "Train words" box you can train
> commands as well - if it works.
> I notice that even in Version 7, there is no menu option to set the default
> font. That is hard-coded in a config file and can be edited there. I found
> the details on the Web, but haven't worried about changing it this time.
> > abgdf
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