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Wordshark

I find that you can only use this package as a standalone. When the package was bought for the school it was sent as a standalone plus network. We have tried to install it on the network (NTServer 4) but it does not work.

Installing Wordshark

  • Insert CD.
  • Click on Start.
  • Click on Run.
  • Type d:\setup in the box (assuming your CD drive is D).
  • Click on OK.
  • If you already have a Shark group of icons, wordshark will be added to it, otherwise a dialog box appears asking if you want the icons in a new group, called Shark.
  • Click on OK.
  • At the end of the installation, the Shark group will be on display. You can also access it by clicking on Start, selecting programs, and then finding the Shark group in the list. It is possible to drag the icons onto the desktop for ease of access.

To record your own speech for your own word lists you can run using windows explorer.

  • On the first occasion, copy the files "Shark record" and "Model" from the root directory of the CD into your working directory (C:\shark).
  • Now you can run Shark Record from C:\shark.
  • Change "Group1" to the name of the group of private word lists, e.g. c:\shark\mygroup, and click OK.
  • You can choose whether you are presented with only unrecorded words or with all words.
  • You can also type over the given word and press enter to record any other word.
    To record (or re-record) a word, click on the "record" button. Speak immediately and click on the "record" again as soon as you have finished.

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