Installing dragonfly

on windows 7 with windows speech recognition

  1. git clone, or download dragonfly (https://github.com/sathishkottravel/dragonfly.git for python 3)
  2. Run CMD as administrator
  3. Run 'python' to check version (2 or 3, and 32-bit or 64-bit)
  4. Go into latest version of pywin32 in sourceforge (https://sourceforge.net/projects/pywin32/files/pywin32/)
  5. Download and install appropriate version of pywin32
  6. cd into the git directory that you downloaded dragonfly to
  7. Run 'setup.py --verbose build'
  8. Run 'setup.py --verbose install'

on windows 7/10 with natlink/Dragon Naturally Speaking

  1. git clone, or download from dragonfly from h://github.com/dictation-toolbox/dragonfly (older version at https://github.com/Danesprite/dragonfly, and https://github.com/t4ngo/dragonfly).
  2. git clone, or download from dragonfly-modules from https://github.com/t4ngo/dragonfly. Look for modules elsewhere on github, if you are interested.
  3. unzip them both. In a directory you can reference. Like c:\dragonfly
  4. cd \dragonfly\dragonfly-master . Or to wherever you unzipped it to
  5. python setup.py install
  6. python setup.py build
  7. Run cmd as admin
  8. run C:\NatLink\NatLink\confignatlinkvocolaunimacro\start_configurenatlink.py (still as admin)
  9. Add a directory (like c:\dragonfly\mydragonfly) and enable it as your user directory in start_configurelink.py
  10. restart dragon naturally speaking
  11. cd \dragonfly\dragonfly-modules\command-modules. (Or to whereever you unzipped it to.) See if there are any modules you want to use.
  12. add your python scripts in the user directory you enabled