Typing activities are certainly very often done in the digital era like now. Almost all human activities rely on computer technology to help complete work, including typing matters in Microsoft Word. Typing activities are usually done if you are doing work such as completing assignments, thesis, making letters, making important notes, and so forth. All activities related to documents are typed in Word using a Computer Keyboard or Laptop. Of course this will be faster and simpler than having to write hand on paper.
Generally, computer users who are working on a type will type on the keyboard using their fingers. That is, a person’s typing speed can be measured based on proficiency in typing, which is usually known as ten finger typing. If someone is not too proficient at typing using the Computer Keyboard, the typing process will be slow, even slower than handwriting. Another factor that can also affect typing speed is if someone is getting tired and fingers are cramped.
Not only the speed factor, typing using a finger also has a very large risk of typing (typo). This means you have to check and reread all words and sentences that have been typed. Therefore, this article will discuss more efficient ways to type documents in Word, using sound. Thus, you no longer need to use your fingers to type word for word on the Computer Keyboard, but simply say every word you want to write on the Word document. (Also read: Microsoft Word Secret Keys)
How to Type in Word by Using Sound?
Typing documents in Word using sound is a method that has many advantages over using a finger. For example, in terms of speed, where typing using voice can be faster than typing ten fingers. So, of course it’s very suitable if you can’t type ten fingers yet but want to type quickly.
Another advantage of typing using sound is because there will be no typing or typo errors. This is because every word you say is converted to writing, so there will be no mistakes such as letters or inverted words. If for example there is an error in converting voice to text, then you can immediately read it right away and make corrections.
Not only that, if you type using voice and no longer use fingers, then of course your fingers will not cramp. You won’t get tired quickly and stay focused on typing all documents.
To type a Word document using sound, then the way that can be done is to utilize one of Google’s products, namely Google Docs. In order to use Google Docs, the Laptop or Desktop PC used must be connected to the internet. So, if you want to use this method, then the Laptop or PC Desktop used must be connected to the internet. If you have already connected to the internet, then please follow the steps below.
Please open the browser on the Laptop or Desktop PC that is used, it is recommended to use the Google Chrome browser. Then, on the Google Chrome main page, please open the site Google Docs.
Furthermore, if you are not logged in, then please log in first using the Google account that you have. After that, on the page Google Docs that is already open, please create a new document by clicking Blank.
You can also upload an existing Word file to continue typing on Google Docs. The trick is please click Folder icon, then in the window that appears, click the tab Upload, then click Select a file from your device and just add the Word file you want to edit.
If the Word document you want to edit is already open on the page Google Docs, then please click Tools, then click Voice typing. This step is done to activate the typing tool using voice which is a default feature of Google Docs. Or, you can also use keyboard shortcuts by pressing a key combination Ctrl + Shift + S.
After tools Voice typing active, a microphone icon will appear on the left side of the document window. Before using it, you must first change the language of the document you want to type. If you want to type an Indonesian language document, then please change it to Indonesian. The trick is to click the language button above the microphone icon. After that, please search and select Indonesian or whatever language you want to type.
After you change the language, then please click on the document area where you will continue typing, then click the microphone icon to start typing Word documents using sound. If a pop-up appears Use your microphone, then please click Allow to allow Google Chrome to use and receive sound from a Laptop microphone.
If the microphone icon is red, then you can start typing using voice. Every word that you say and receive by the microphone will be typed on the page of the document. Make sure you say each word clearly so that typos don’t occur. You can also pronounce punctuation marks like commas, periods, etc. Meanwhile, commands such as enter, heading, etc. must be done manually using the Keyboard or Mouse / Touchpad.
If you are finished and want to stop typing using voice, then please click again on the microphone icon that is currently red. After that, every word you say will no longer be typed in the document.
To save all of these types in a Microsoft Word document, you can copy all contents of the document to Microsoft Word. Or, you can also download the document file in Microsoft Word format.
If you want to download the document file in Microsoft Word format, then please click File, then hover over Download it, then click Microsoft Word (.docx). After that, the document file that you have typed using sound will be downloaded in Microsoft Word format.
Please open the Word document if you want to make a few changes. If the document cannot be edited, then please click Enable Editing.
That’s the easy way to type documents in Microsoft Word using sound. By using this method, you can type very quickly and also minimal typing errors. In addition, your fingers will not feel cramped so that you can type a lot of documents. So, if you are working on a thesis, paper, or other scientific work that requires a lot of typing, then please use this method.