Did Dictate disappear in Word?

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Click on Dictate in Word Online (in a web browser) and it looks like nothing happens.  Don’t worry, you can still speak to Word and it’ll type but the interface has been minimized.

Instead of opening a Dictate pull-down list, it’s now a trio of icons at the bottom of the document.  You’re fully forgiven if you missed it.

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Dictation settings

All the Dictation settings from the pull-down list.

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Spoken Language – all the same languages are there, fully supported and preview.

Auto punctuation – Word will insert commas, full-stops etc

Voice Commands – enable voice editing commands as well as speech to text.

Three extra audio formats that work with Microsoft 365’s Transcribe
Turn talk into text in Word 365 for Windows
Dictate voice commands – the full list
Convert your recording into text with Word’s new Transcribe
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