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How to create a custom transcription vocabulary

13 December 2022
Patrick Sweeney
Lisa Nguyen
Setting up a custom vocabulary provides more accurate transcriptions by helping Dovetail’s transcription engine better understand the context of your interviews.

By adding your own specialized words and phrases, you can reduce errors due to mishearing and differences in accents and improve the overall efficiency of your transcription process.

Adding words to your custom vocabulary

Adding words to your custom vocabulary is simple five step process.

  1. Click the Settings button in the top right-hand corner of your workspace.

  2. Select Transcription from the left sidebar.

  3. In the box under Workspace custom vocabulary, type the words or phrases you’d like to add.

  4. That’s it, you’re done!

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