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LilySpeech Commands

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LilySpeech supports a variety of commands. Watch the following video for a demonstration and see the full list of commands below.

Full List of Commands

There are two types of commands in LilySpeech. Inline commands and Standalone commands. This is Illustrated in the video above.

*These instructions are for English. Commands support in other languages is more limited but in any language you should be able to say the equivalent of ‘new paragraph’, ‘new line’, ‘period’, ‘comma’ and so on.

Inline Commands

Inline commands can be said in the middle of a dictation without pausing your speech.

List of inline commands:

‘period’ = period
‘full stop’ = period
‘open quote’ = “
‘close quote’ = “
‘open single quote’ = ‘
‘close single quote’ = ‘
‘open bracket’ = (
‘close bracket’ = )
‘new paragraph’ = new paragraph

‘new line’ – new line
‘space key’ – space
‘space character’ – space
‘dollars’ – $ (whether this types out literally or as a symbol will depend upon the context of your dictation)
‘hashtag’ – # (whether this types out literally or as a symbol will depend upon the context of your dictation)
‘ampersand symbol’ = &
‘smiley face’ = 🙂
‘sad face’ = 🙁
’tilde symbol’ = ~
‘plus symbol’ = +
‘minus symbol’ = –
‘asterixis symbol’ = *
‘at sign symbol’ = @
‘divide symbol’ = /
‘times symbol’ = x
‘next lower’ – forces the next word to start lowercase
‘next upper’ – forces the next word to start upper case
‘next caps’ – forces the next word to be all caps

Standalone Commands

Standalone commands must be the only thing said during that dictation.

List of standalone commands:

‘undo’ – undoes the last action in that application
‘backspace’ – backspace
‘delete’ – delete
‘tab’ – tab
‘end’ – goes to the end of the line
‘home’ – goes to the beginning of the line
‘lower case on’ – turns on lower case mode
‘lower case off’ – turns off lower case mode
‘title case on’ – turns on title case mode
‘title case off’ – turns off title case mode
‘caps case on’ – turns on caps case mode
‘caps case off’ – turns off caps case mode
‘numbers on’ – turns on numbers mode
‘numbers off’ – turns off numbers mode
‘normal casing’ – turns on normal dictation mode

 

 

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