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Topic Title: Why is my dictation box so small how to fix?
Topic Summary: My dictation box suddenly became smaller and I'm not sure what caused it or how to fix it.
Created On: 01/26/2023 07:44 PM
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 01/26/2023 07:44 PM
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Hi my dictation box is done smaller to the point where I can even see what I'm typing and I'm not really sure how to fix it since there is no size adjustment in settings. I know when I posted here in the past. My screenshot was too big. Hopefully I've cropped the image enough this time.

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 01/26/2023 09:51 PM
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The Dictation Box includes font size adjustments. See following:


1. Say show dictation box

2. Click on the little gear in the upper right corner (beside the ?)

3. Click the Change Font button

4. You can change your font, font style and most importantly, the size

5. Click the OK button twice

PS: We don't like Dragon's painfully sluggish Dictation Box. We prefer DragonCapture which eliminates the need to cut and paste from another app. If you are using KnowBrainer 2022 you can optionally substitute Notepad for Dragon's Dictation Box. It works the same way but is much faster 


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 01/27/2023 02:41 AM
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Most of the time, such scaling problems are caused by having set anything else but 100% in your Windows display settings.


It gets even worse if there are several screens connected with different scaling.

In that case, the appearance of some applications can even vary depending on which screen you start the application from (or rather, where your mouse pointer is when the first window appears)! Don't ask...


Could you please check if those display woes disappear when you set all your screens to 100%?




 01/27/2023 05:46 AM
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Substituting the Dragon® dictation box for Notepad is no longer an option in Windows 11. That Notepad version is completely Dragon® unfriendly.


Besides, the Notepad option has always been extremely feature limited. 


Mav is correct when it comes to scaling settings. That is why you might be interested in a highly visible, fully DPI-Aware dictation box. One that displays razor-sharp with every scaling setting. You might also be interested in a box that is faster and extremely feature-rich.

Your best option is the All-in-One SP Dictation Box©. Just watch this video and you'll see what we mean:


Or are you perhaps looking for fully Automatic Transfers while still maintaining full Select-And-Say control? Then you might be interested in Auto Box©:


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