How can I avoid having to press 'Enter' (or any keyboard key) to return text in an edit box?

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I'd like to use the Dictation capability in MAC OSX Mavericks to enter text into the workspace. Putting up a simple edit box, and staring the dictation program enables text to be input, however the 'Enter' key needs to be pressed to capture the text in the workspace. Is there anyway that this can be achieved without direct interaction?
Thanks in advance for any suggestions BD

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Joseph Cheng
Joseph Cheng on 17 Jul 2014
there is an extensive thread here http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/8921-pull-string-out-of-edit-text-without-user-hitting-enter. I have not tried to implement it but it looks like the person who asked did get a solution.
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BD
BD on 21 Jul 2014
Thanks - I had a look at this, but their solution is to trap keystrokes - with the dictation app, there are no keystrokes!

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Andrew Reibold
Andrew Reibold on 17 Jul 2014
Edited: Andrew Reibold on 17 Jul 2014
Just throwing out ideas. I'm assuming Dictation is a speech-to-text
1) Try using a timer? Not sure what your application is. Maybe you will always be done within 5-10 seconds or some period of time.
2) Can you take live feed of the sound through matlab, and do something like, "When there is little noise or amplitude for 3 seconds straight, end and hit enter for me", aka, when you stop talking?

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