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An AppleScript to control Mail via speech
Authored by: whom on Jun 04, '04 01:45:26PM

Sorry you didn't have the same success I did. Both my wife and I were able to control it.
One thing you could try is to make sure the "Speech Commands Window" is open by clicking the tiny triangle on the bottom of the listening mic. This window displays the exact text of possible commands the computer is listening for. I've had it misunderstand "Jill" for "Joe", but never "Alert" for "Calvin and Hobbes."

Another note, if you do get it to work, with listening on, you can say "Mail to <any name in your AddressBook>" and Mail will launch and open a new message addressed to that person's primary email address. Again, see the speech commands window to see all the other things that Mail responds to.

Good luck



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