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Office 2003 Speech Recognition

I have managed to get Speech Recognition (XP, SP2) working well in Voice Command mode in Word 2003 but I cannot get it into Dictation Mode.

The toolbar will say "listening" but as soon as I open Word the box goes blank and it only accepts input (which works well) in Voice Command Mode.

I have tried toggling with the mouse on the language bar, and with the defined function keys - to no avail.

Can anyone help me please ?

Supplementary question - when the box says "What was that ?" what am I supposed to do ?

Thanks

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