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NatLink Support

Last Modified: October 14, 2000

There is no official support for NatLink.

Lernout & Hauspie (who now owns Dragon Systems) can provide no help with using NatLink or writing additional code using the Dragon NaturallySpeaking interfaces documented in speech.h and dspeech.h. Do not call or write Lernout & Hauspie asking for help. Really. If people start bothering L&H about the things that I post on my web site including NatLink, I may be forced (strongly convinced) to remove the information which is generating calls.

Also, I can not guarentee to support NatLink. I do not have the time to answer a seemly endless stream of requests for help.

There is one mailing list which has been dedicated to NatLink. The people on this mailing list may be able to help you if you have questions or problems. To subscribe to the NatPython mailing list, go to

If you send me e-mail (do not dare try to call me) with a NatSpeak or NatLink question than I may answer the question or I may leave your e-mail in my inbox until later (sometimes much later) and then send you a polite response saying that I can not help you.

That said, I like e-mails which say things like: "I just love your web site. I downloaded NatLink and am now using it to write really neat macros. Thank-you for all the work you put in to make Dragon NaturallySpeaking an even better product." They remind me that I am not wasting my time without requiring an immediate response.

This web page ( was last modified on October 14, 2000. The contents of this page are (c) Copyright 1998-1999 by Joel Gould. All Rights Reserved. See Copyright Information for more details.

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