Install for python 27
 Installation stable version python2
 How to start
 Log of changes
 Problems with installation
 problems with NatLink
 Speech Model
 Ini file strategy
 Configure administrator rights
 Setting HOME
 Technical details
  configure GUI
  Batch mode for configuration
  Testing natlink
  Working with subversion
Installation experimental version python3
log of changes Python 3

Testing natlink

The testing of the proper functioning of NatLink (the basics) is not quite easy.

The original script was

Newer tests are in unittest procedures, of which is the central one.

  • It should operate on a (preferably clean) US User speech profile.
  • It should be run from a command prompt or in IDLE.

For nsformat there is a new unit test program, which tests different in different versions of Dragon/NatSpeak.

Presently often the starting and killing of DragonPad windows presents problems. It is tried (new, March 2011) to additional bring the Dragon Bar in focus, relying on the hotkey {NumKey*}.

It is best to restart the computer after doing the tests.

See the instructions at the top of the python file for more instructions. Also for details of failing tests in different (newer) versions.

Unimacro has its own tests.