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Dictate Punctuation and Symbols

You can dictate all the symbols on your keyboard. As a general rule, you can say "Press [name of key]" to press a key on your keyboard. For quotation marks, parentheses, braces and brackets you can say open/left and then close/right. For example: "Open Quote / Paren / Brace / Bracket" or "Close Quote / Paren / Brace / Bracket"

Types of Punctuation & Symbols

TO INSERT
SAY THIS

,

Comma

.

Period

?

Question Mark

!

Exclamation Mark

:

Press Colon

;

Semi Colon

-

Hyphen; press hyphen; press dash; minus; dash symbol

new line

New Line, press enter

tab

Press Tab

backspace

Backspace, press backspace

delete

Press Delete

space

Press Space; add space; insert space

@

Press At; at sign; at symbol

#

Press Hash; press pound; hash tag; hash symbol

$

Press Dollar; dollar sign; dollar symbol

%

Press Percent; percent sign; percent symbol

^

Press Caret; to the power of; caret sign; caret symbol

&

Ampersand; And Symbol

*

Press Asterisk; press star; multiplied by; times

_

Underscore; press underscore

+

Plus; press plus; plus sign; plus symbol

=

Press Equals; equals sign; equals symbol

"

Open Quote; close quote

'

Apostrophe; open single quote; close single quote

~

Press Tilde; tilde symbol; tilde sign

|

Press Pipe; pipe symbol; pipe sign

em dash; press em dash

\ or /

Back Slash or Forward Slash; Divided By

( or )

Open/Left Paren or Close/Right Paren

[ or ]

Open Bracket or Close Bracket

{ or }

Open Brace or Close Brace

< or >

Open Angle Bracket; Less Symbol or Close Angle Bracket; Greater Symbol

🡰🡲🡱🡳

Press Left / Right / Up / Down

Time-Saving Commands and Shortcuts

In addition to all the symbols, you can press special keyboard keys such as tab and escape as well as trigger keyboard shortcuts with VoiceTyper (shown below).

You can also spell out words by speaking one letter at a time and improve accuracy by using the phonetic alphabet. Learn how to spell out words

Time-Saving Commands

TO DO THIS
SAY THIS
Make the first letter Uppercase or lowercase

Say "uppercase Bob" or "lowercase bob"

Capitalize EVERY LETTER

Press Caps Lock; enable caps lock; disable caps lock

Capitalize Every First Letter

Press Title Lock; enable title lock; disable title lock

Open voicetyper settings

Press Settings; press help; press learn

Open popular websites

Press Google; press VoiceTyper; press Amazon; press YouTube; Press UpToDate; and 100+ others.

Open office apps

Press Word; Press Excel; Press Outlook; Press PowerPoint

Press the less common keys

press end; press home; page up; page down; press tab; press escape

Spell out a word

Say each letter one at a time.

Commands for Keyboard Shortcuts

Most software supports a variety of useful keyboard shortcuts which you can trigger with VoiceTyper. Some have special keywords such as press copy, but press control c works as well.

Keyboard Shortcuts (Ctrl / Shift / Alt)

TO DO THIS
SAY THIS
Delete the previous word (ctrl+backspace)

Press Control Backspace; control backspace

Delete the next word (ctrl+delete)

Press Control Delete; control delete

Move cursor over by one word (ctrl+left) or (ctrl+right)

Press Control Left; Press Control Right; control left; control right

Undo
(ctrl+z)

Press Control Z; press undo; scratch that; undo that

Redo
(ctrl+y)

Press Control Y; press redo; redo that

Copy
(ctrl+c)

Press Control C; press copy

Paste
(ctrl+v)

Press Control V; press paste

Select All
(ctrl+a)

Press Control A; press select all

Print
(ctrl+p)

Press Control P; press print

Open a new browser tab
(ctrl+t)

Press Control T

Press any keyboard shortcut

Press Alt A
Press Shift B
Press Control C
Press Control Shift D
Press Control Shift Alt E

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