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DavidAllenWizardgold

Differences between Catalina dictation and Dragon dictation

I’ve just got my hands on a huge list of commands for dictation in Catalina operating system which is coming this autumn. These are also available in iOS 13 and iPad OS. There are 127 dictation commands and none of that includes the extra commands required for Voice Control. {Phrase} – Type spoken phrase into a text field or application

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Improvements to Dictation in Catalina

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of dictation. Even though I can type quite quickly I much preferred to write using dictation. It’s much faster and more accurate because you get fewer typos and misspellings. Lately I’ve been terribly disappointed that Nuance had decided to quit developing Dragon dictation for

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Publishing Using the Shortcuts App From Drafts

I do my writing ✍️ in Drafts and I want to do it all on the iPad. So I downloaded the shortcut I found. The Drafts app is text only so I have to get images and then do a markdown link to its url. I sent the image in through the Transmit app and used the action I have

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Blogging from Drafts

Wanted to see if I could upload images too with shortcuts. This was sent to WordPress from Drafts app. Don’t know how to sent images from there. Maybe I have to send them in with another app first. Maybe Transmit or one of the other new apps I dowloaded to try the other day. Got the image in through the

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Keyboard Maestro Automation

More automation on the Mac Keyboard Maestro Automation is great and I do love a bit of automation on all of my computers. I can’t help but love all the stuff I can do on iOS using Shortcuts application. So when I get working on my Mac I want to do the same sort of thing. The application Automator has

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Text Manipulation with FoldingText App

I don’t know how I hadn’t seen this one before and it was just by chance I found this yesterday. I saw a message somewhere from somebody who’d said he had read my book about Good and Geeky writing and he mentioned FoldingText. Out of curiosity I went to the website and found a download link. I thought I’d give

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Shortcuts Tutorial
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DavidAllenWizardgold

Shortcuts Tutorial – How To Create A Shortcut

Buy The Book – The Perfect Blog Post To celebrate my birthday this year I’ve set up a FREE promotion of the book on Amazon which starts on the 15th of February and finishes on the 19th of February 2019. If you get the book during this promotion could you do me a favour and leave a review. Thanks that

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Artificial Intelligence and Automation of Life

That automated guy There is that story going around about the mythical guy who automated everything with his job. He was a coder and went to extreme levels of automation. This even went to the point of an automated email message being sent to his wife if he was still hooked into his terminal at work at a certain time

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iOS Shortcuts App to make Calendar Events

End of the week Thinking about Automation I’ve got a cup of tea in my hand and I’m wondering what I should do for the day. There is a little puzzle I would like to solve. This is an iOS or Mac automation problem. Each month I get an email in about the English-language films on in Platja d’Aro and

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Social Media Grind

Sometimes social media is a bit of a grind For the most part, I enjoy having time with my screens. I always like having something to read and I get that with Twitter and Facebook. I keep up-to-date with what’s happening in the world. I have the latest information on areas of interest I follow. I know what’s happening with

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