Windows Speech Recognition: General commands
As part of the "Every single thing WSR is listening for" series, here's a list of general commands.
Tells WSR to start listening to your commands/dictation.
Tells WSR to stop listening for your Speech.
"How do i [TASK NAME]"
Allows you to ask a question to your computer. The task name is used to open the help window in Windows. For example, "How do I delete my internet cookies?".
"Open [APPLICATION NAME]"
"Start [APPLICATION NAME]"
Tells WSR to start any application installed on your computer using Speech. For example, "Open Internet Explorer"
"Show Speech Recognition Options"
"Show Speech options"
Opens the Speech Recognition context menu showing various settings for the application.
"Open Speech Recognition"
"Show Speech Recognition"
"Restore Speech Recognition"
"Maximize Speech Recognition"
Opens the Speech Recognition top level user interface if it's hidden or minimized.
"Hide Speech Recognition"
"Minimize Speech Recognition"
Hides the Speech Recognition top level user interface.
"Move Speech Recognition to top"
"Move Speech Recognition to the top"
"Move Speech Recognition to bottom"
"Move Speech Recognition to the bottom"
"Move Speech Recognition"
Moves the Speech Recognition top level user interface to a specified location, or simply alternates between the top and the bottom positions.
"Show reference card"
"What can I say?"
Opens a window containing a list of commands you can say.
"Open Speech Dictionary"
"Launch Speech Dictionary"
Opens the Speech Dictionary where the user can add, remove, or block words for dictation.