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TalkType 2.0 - Custom Shortcuts Explained

If you want to learn more about custom shortcuts and how you can use them to enhance your productivity, read on! 


A custom shortcut enables you to teach TalkType shortcuts that are personal to you. This means that when you say a particular word or a phrase, TalkType will type an alternative pre-programmed word or phrase. 

For example: Dictate 'add signature'-- TalkType will type 'John Smith MbChB' 

How to add a custom shortcut

  1. Open up the TalkType app either through your launchpad or on your docking station.
  2. Click ‘TalkType’ in the top left-hand of your screen and then on the dropdown menu click ‘preferences’.

      3. Then open ‘Text Processing’ and click the ‘edit’ button next to ‘custom shortcuts’. 

    4. On the left-hand column enter the words you wish to speak, and on the right enter the words you would like                    TalkType to type. 

    5. Then click 'okay'.

    6. You will need to restart TalkType for the changes to take effect.


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