iMessage dictation

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A few months ago, MacWorld published a list of the special commands iMessage can handle (e.g., "period," "comma," etc.) verbally.

Can someone please tell me what these commands are or where I can find a complete list of them?

Many thanks.
 

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Have you tried searching from the Macworld site? They typically archive all their articles for future reference. I just did a search and came up with a half dozen various articles about dictating messages and SIRI.
 
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This doesn't have anything to do with Siri. It's just the Mac's (or iOS's) built-in dictation feature. I don't know of a list, but all the usual punctuation marks said out loud work. You have to say things like "open parentheses" and "close parentheses" to get (that) to work, like wise "open quote" and "close quote." To make a word ALL caps, just say "all caps" before the word (good for one word at a time -- I don't know if sayng "caps lock" would have the same effect for multiple words).
 

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