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Quikscribe News Update - March 18, 2014

Quikscribe Recorder Enhancements

Philips Digital Pocket Memo 8000 Portable Recorder

The new Philips DPM 8000 recorder is now integrated with Quikscribe Recorder and the Quikscribe Downloader.  This unit replaces the model 9600 (we still have some of those units on hand).
There have been a number of design improvements with this model, including better microphone sensitivity, a large color display screen, and lithium-ion battery pack for extended life and faster charging.

Network Location Definitions

The Network Location entry panel has had a “facelift”.  The fields are now easier to read, and instructions have been added.Let’s review the steps to add a Network Path as a “send destination”.  First, click the Send File icon:

Make sure the “Network” method is selected, then click “Edit Path”:

Click the icon on the right side of “Site Location”, then browse to the desired network folder of the typing destination and select it.
Then type in the desired name in the Site Name field, and then click “Add”:

The new send destination will be listed in “Current Sites”:

Then click “Ok” to close the panel, and typing folders will be displayed in the Send File panel:

Quikscribe Player Enhancements

“Notification Options” has been moved to the “Display Options” tab in Settings.

The “Flash File Monitor icon” setting is a new feature, and when activated, will engage the File Monitor icon in the Windows task bar to flash on and off as a signal that a new file is waiting to be transcribed.

The “Stop blinking if file is already open” setting will halt the blinking File Monitor icon if you are currently working on an open file.

If you have Windows 7 and the File Monitor icon is not displaying on the right side of your Windows Task Bar (bottom right corner of screen), then this tip will explain how to fix that:

Timestamp Function:

There is a new feature to define the format of the Timestamp function.  This is used for inserting a timestamp into your document, and allows you to define the format for the timestamp.  This is also found under the “Display Options” tab in Settings.  Use the syntax shown below for the Prefix and Suffix definitions, including “(space)” where desired and the parentheses brackets { } to enclose the desired prefix or suffix for the timestamp.

Intelligent Audio File (IAF) is an advanced digital dictation file format, specifically designed by Quikscribe, to provide advanced RICH audio dictation and transcription capabilities.
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