On the right side of the DJ screen, choose your writer and the port to which it is connected. This writer set-up will be identical in your CAT software. Please put in a couple of strokes before initializing your writer. When the Adjust Writer Box opens, put strokes on your writer. When you have the correct COM port selected, your steno will appear in the Adjust Writer Box.
Diamante, Luminex & Wave Writers: In the writer itself, choose Setup, More, Options, USB Communi-cation. Change from Standard to Mira Emulation. This setting is fine in your Case Catalyst. In DJ, select Stenograph USB. Use Stentura 8000 and COM port if necessary.
e’lan Cybra, e’lan Mira, Fusion & Protégé: Select Stenograph USB. If you are not connected via USB, select the Stentura 8000 as your writer and then select the correct COM port.
Gemini Writers: Select Transcriptor X.
Lightspeed Writers: Select Transcriptor X and choose Baron in the Lightspeed software.
There are five DJ versions that are approved for PDCs. Environment 1.0 PDCs, Food & Health 1.0 PDCs, Names 1.0 PDCs, Phrases .5 PDCs and Vocabulary 1.0 PDCs. Please email your .rtf files for each version to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘PDCs’ in the subject line and the proper form for obtaining your credits will be emailed to you.
Words in DJ link to Merriam-Webster for a visual pronunciation and definition as well as an audio pronunciation of each available word.
Yes, you may stop and start stroking the same list as many times as needed. Always click Save before you exit DJ.
We’re happy to say, No! All the reporter does is stroke out each entry. You may stroke each entry as many different ways as you’d like. If you want to put hysterical in your dictionary written five different ways, go for it. You may even laugh as you do it!
If the steno and the English are identical, the entry stays the same. If the English is different in your dictionary, it will conflict. Set your software to flag conflicts. When merging the words, you’ll decide which entry you’d like to keep.
It’s easy to stroke out approximately 800 to 1,000 words per hour. This is a pretty small fraction of time when you look at what a valuable tool you’re creating that will last you your entire career.
Yes, you may import the dictionary into any CAT software.
This program is for any reporter who has untranslates and mistranslates and would like to reduce their editing time.
It is a software program that allows any reporter to quickly build a well-rounded dictionary. It is available for stenographers and voice writers.
For information on importing your DJ .rtf files into your own CAT software, please click on your vendor below: