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How are codes separated? - comas, hypens, parentheses

Posted By: Anyone know? on 2006-03-29
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Too many comas?

The patient has been advised to consider either a cystectomy, or, if he desires, a bladder preservation chemoradiation treatment protocol.

married female, but soon to be separated with...

one son who just turned 18 today, (can't believe that it) and a 2.5 year old son with current, but soon to be ex-husband, transcribing for approximately 10 years and still loving it!

Personally, I don't use parentheses unless
specified by the dictator. If used as a phrase--I just separate it with commas - HISTORY: Unremarkable, see nursing notes. Guess it all depends on the MTSO and client preference.
saw a great show the other night where they separated with fabric strips that had been tie-died

using golf balls.  I think this would look great and also be pretty see through so that your son felt like he had his own space but you would still be able to see what he was doing.  With a three-year old, I guess you would use a permanent mount curtain rod so that he couldn't keep pulling it down.  Good luck!

Visualize each hug...parentheses are arms:-)

I don't get the parentheses - supposed to be like an echo effect?
?computer symbol?
Dictaphone codes.
Increase speed 3
Decrease speed 2
Change auto bksp 8
Replay header 7
Headset #*11
Sign off *

Field Codes
Not sure if this is what you mean, but if you place field codes (CTRL + F9) in the appropriate places in your template, you can jump to them by pressing F11.
Field Codes - yes that's it...
thank you so much.
Jump Codes
In Word -- go to View - toolbars - check forms.  Now on your top toolbar you should see a little box with 'ab' and a check mark next to it.  Put your cursor where you want the jump code and click on the 'ab.'  Jump code will come in. 
You mean ASCII codes? Try here:


RE: Need help with jump codes - sm

Hi.  I'm use control for my jump code and works fine.  BUT....... I am using Chartscript so have headings like:<Name:>

Only problem - when I jump to the , it deletes the as it should but leaves an extra space between the : and the > so I always have to backspace - any suggestions???  TIA!!

Why Time Codes?

Time code stamps are used for a variety of purposes. First, it makes it much easier to find where you are in the audio when you are reading through a transcript. For example, a 6-hour medical conference can generate a 300 page transcript. It's not always possible for the Transcriptionist to identify all the speakers, but the end user of the transcript often knows who is speaking by his/her voice. With a time coded transcript, the end user can go directly to the point in the audio that they are interested in.

Also, if you want to create scrolling text with video editing software, you have to give the program time codes. Some companies that do online CME use a scrolling transcript on the page. Time codes let the program know what text to display at what time.

Finally (and this is the application I'm least educated about), after a movie is filmed, the production company often requires a very detailed transcript of the movie, including time codes.

There are probably other applications, but these are the first that come to mind.

--Dan Edge
Does anyone know how to set stop codes in

Word?  TIA!

Stop Codes
Its Ctrl F9 to create the stop.  Ctrl F11 takes you through the document.
Stop codes. sm.
What do you use stop codes for?  I know how to use jump codes, but how can I incorporate stop codes into transcribing document?  TIA.
Need Help W/Stop Codes
I've tried saving the stop codes as part of my template in my AutoCorrect in Word, but whenever I pull in the template, the stop codes are gone.  It appears as though they won't save in AutoCorrect.  I've also tried saving them into my template in my expansion software, but they disappear in this, also.  Can anyone help?  Thanks!
ICD9 codes?????
I have a dictator who is giving the ICD9 codes after each diagnoses.  Are these usually included in the report???  I know that I have to follow the accout specifics for every account, but there is nothing about this in any of my specifics or standards.  I have never run into this before!  Any help would be appreciated!!!!   Thanks~
Jump codes - sm
Well, that didn't work either. Nothing happens when I do shift+F11 or just F11. Thanks anyway.
Creating Jump Codes
Can someone help me, please?  I'm trying to set up my own templates and need to create jump codes.  Does anyone have any suggestions?  I did the Ctrl F9, but when I saved the template and reopened it, the blank symbol was gone.  If anyone has suggestions, I am willing to try them.  Thanks everyone.  Have a blessed day.
Can someone please tell me how to see document codes in Word?..nm
Need Word help again please :) (jump codes)

I posted yesterday about the jump codes. I put the brackets in by ctrl F9 and that worked great. The problem is that once I save it, I have to get the normal back to the screen when I want to use it by going to insert and then file and clicking on that normal. Once it loads the normal, all the brackets I inserted have turned to little square symbols and the F11 function is not working on them anymore.

Any ideas on what else I could do? I have to use the file and then insert though to retrieve the normal.

Thanks in advance!!

Hit alt F9 to show the codes. Did you tick the
formatted text radio button when you added to autocorrect?
For jump codes in MS Word,
I believe that when you are setting up your template you use F9 to create the jump to field, and then use F11 to jump to it when you are transcribing.
If your company does not give you the codes..
which I am sure they will I will be glad to assist you.  I can possibly get you the codes tomorrow as I will have my daughter scan and copy it and then email it to me and I will email it to you.  Most likely your company will get that to  you. Good luck...
bayscribe jump codes -- yes

You set your jump code (mine is ^, can't remember the default) under Bayscribe word Expander settings, tab "Local Configuration" ... near the bottom of the list, "set quick find text" is where you enter your personal ^ and then under "find quick find text" you set your key-combo to take you to the next one ... (mine is shift-control-Y) ...

The big caution is to make sure that your "^" and key combo aren't already in use  (or something that might appear legitimately in a report)... and that work for you.  I had a problem with the defaults, but I can't remember what it was!  Good luck -- works great!

Press Alt + F9 to toggle on field codes.
Or go to tools, options, and check field codes on the view tab.
Alt F9 also shows and hides field codes.
Ctrl. F9 to create codes, F11 to move through them - nm


Thank you Sarah1114 for your info on stop codes!
I ran across that note from 1/22 today.  I've been trying to figure out how do do that for the whole five years I've had this computer, but didn't even know what phrase to look for (ie, "stop codes").  You've just made my like a lot easier!!!
I have a question about inserting field codes..sm
When creating templates to be stored on Bayscribe, is there a way to insert field codes?  Some call them jump codes or stop codes.   I'm trying to create templates for an ER account and desperately need these code!  Thanks!
You can manually type the codes for caps lock on and off
Just type the symbols on the keyboard with the B and it will go in fine. Don't know why your keyboard is beeping, but hope it won't when you manually put the codes in. Hope this helps! :)
You should type them. I usually type them in parentheses following the diagnosis.