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I am looking for a program than can export custom words and voice commands in Dragon NaturallySpeaking. It should be:

  • compatible with Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12.5 Professional and Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
  • able to export custom words and voice commands every X hours or days (it's okay if I have to use the Windows Task Scheduler).

If possible:

  • free
  • can limit the number of the exports (e.g. automatically erase the exports that are one week old)
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AFAIK there is no program that can do it automatically, but you could write a script for all of that.

Your commands are all stored in a file in your user profile folder. The file is C:\ProgramData\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking12\Users\<Your profile's name>\current\MyCmds.dat. Write a script that copies that file to a different folder. Have the script add a time stamp. Run the script with Task Scheduler.

Your user defined words are not stored as conveniently. They can be manually exported with a Dragon macro (since you have Pro), though. A file with your user defined words would be stored in that folder. Add a time stamp to the file in the macro.

Write another script that cleans up these two folders (or run Belvedere). Run through Task Scheduler.

Alternative

There is a Dragon add-on that will display all new words and commands at the end of the session: dns.comfort, available from http://sonic-labs.net/en/products.html. (Disclosure: I am a reseller of this product, though I get no benefit for this recommendation.) This allows you to keep track of the words added.

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