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Put the files in their own folder then

Posted By: Melissa on 2006-06-05
In Reply to: HELP!!!!!!!!!!! - Sue

right click to send to zip folder. Beware that you may not compress the files enough if you are sending them.

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ESP files are stored on the service in the "Bin" folder. You should be able to open up an EXT

document and bring up your ESP window.  Click files and their should be a "Load" option.  Then you can search the server for your ESP file and you'll find it in the "Bin" folder.

I also agree, that you should back up your ESP file on a disk or jump drive.  I back up about once a month.

Filezilla is the software used to transfer files to an FTP server where the files "reside".
Converting voice files to digital files

I have a Voice Solutions dictation system that will happily convert DS4000 voice files to digital when they are downloaded (wave files). However, it will not recognize any other files for conversion. I had a physician download .WAM files from his DS-30 and my dictation system would not convert it. Anyone have any suggestions?  I would greatly appreciate any input.


Working out of folder
 I d/l doc/voice files off system and put into folder.   I get the docs out of the folder, click on same job number on player and away I go.  When done, I put back into system manually, when I am ready to.  I don't have to wait for platform to open doc. and I don't have to wait for platform to load it back into system before I can move on to the next job, I have control over that.  I have found that the more control I have over my jobs, the quicker and more efficiant I can be. 
In your programs folder under


direct all her mail to its own folder
most email clients allow you to do this. Then once a month delete it all. It never shows up in your main in-box
Just go to "open", go to your template folder - sm
open up the document/template you want, make your changes and save it. Very simple. I do it all the time with letters (put in the date so I don't have to type it 20 times).
yes. outlook 2003 has a sent folder also, but--sm
it is all added in to the quota email set by ISP. sent folder, inbox folder, local folder whatever, it is all a part of the ISP quota for email capacity. I use Time Warner Cable Roadrunner and even with biz class, capacity for email storage, sent, inbox, etc. is 256mb. that is all I am saying about this. I don't want to start a flaming argument..
I invoiced my folder for today and at 10 cpl for a
65-character line WITH spaces it came to $140.90. The invoice for the same folder with 7.5 on gross line NOT including blank lines came to $148.90. Hope that helps.
You should be able to find the folder on your puter sm
and open it in word or notepad and see everything there.  Check out the Instant Text site for their forums, I am sure there is a blow-by-blow there for you to follow.  I have never done it, so I am not 100% sure.
I have mine all upload from a folder on my PC.
I just go and periodically clean out that folder.
Find your sh9 folder on your computer. then sm
find all files in that folder that end in .spf. These are all your dictionaries. Select the ones you need to copy and copy them onto whatever media you're using to transfer. Then you just paste them into the ShortHand folder onto the new computer, and voila! REady for use on the new computer.
My Documents is a folder, not a program.
Did you save files in .rtf format? The files need to be
as a Word document or it won't count them. Could be the problem.
Try Folder Options in Control Panel.

Go to the View tab and then click Show hidden files and folders.  I hope this works.

If you right click the folder, it should highlight it and give you
a drop down menue with the option to rename. Let me know if that helps...
Hey! Why did they delete the entire comedy folder from this site?
I saved a copy of each report I typed to a folder on my PC and then used... SM
my line counting software changing the variables to gross lines.  I'm sorry that this subject offends you so much, but there is a difference between line definitions and all MTs should be aware of this.
Exactly - create an email folder specifically for that company sm
and save all pertinent emails in that folder (just drag and drop). I have one for each of the companies I work for and I keep everything for a minimum of 3 to 6 months, longer if I think it is important.
Any way to get an e-mail back after being deleted from delete folder nm
Drs dont care as long as report in folder. They
Did you check your junk mail or spam folder? Sometimes they in there

yes -- I have a folder in favorites for my account specific references
and have for each that hospital's medical staff websites and frequently more

Most hospitals and MANY clinics and medical practices have their own web sites which helps a lot.

If you know the city and/or speciality, even plain Google searches can be an easier search than some of the "physician profile lists" -- just because half the time they seem to include every doctor in the state.

Also, fwiw, I keep a copy of state theagapecenter.com page (which is usually the first google hit if you ask for say "Indiana Hospitals")bookmarked as well. Very helpful in finding correct spelling of town and county names. it's worth the effort.
How do I make SmarType recognize a Blocks folder? sm
I just transferred my "blocks" folder which contains standards for my docs over to another computer with a thumb drive. I installed Smartype on that computer with the CD. I restarted the computer and SmarType is working, but it is not my standards are not coming up when I type in the abbreviations. How do I get the program to recognize the standards in the "blocks" folder? TIA
Win XP? Were you changing folder options in Windows Explorer? sm
Go back into Windows Explorer and look at the options on the general tab of folder options. I no longer have XP and don't remember the exact name of the option you need to clear the check, but you should be able to recognize it.
Saved this in my Favorites folder, thanks so much for posting, happy holidays!!! NM
I too use an external hard drive, backs up My Documents folder. sm
It only takes once to lose everything to know how important backups are.....I should know, happened to me!!
Zip the entire folder and email it to yourself or save to CD and install on new computer. nm
If you google "print folder list" you'll find a lot to choose from.
Example: http://no-nonsense-software.com/printfolder/

Most companies do no use their only files (HIPAA). They use files provided by other companies, serv
If you can get through the test files, then the sound quality on the actual company files is better. And, the dictation is never as bad as the test files, plus you have QA to help with hard blanks.
wav files
I receive my wav files via an FTP site and return the completed files the same way. I have a digital voice file player program on my computer, with a foot pedal, and play them that way. I type in Word, save the file, and send them back via the FTP site again. I like it alot, but the program costs $200 including the foot pedal. some have demo versions, like express scribe, I think, but I have heard alot of complaints about foot pedals not being compatible with it. email if you have additional questions.
FTP files??

I am really curious about these FTP files I see.  Someone has suggested to me using FTP and a digital drop box through the internet, rather than using email to send and receive.  Could someone email me and explain more about this to me. 


wav files
Hi, I am assuming that you have a digital wav player and foot pedal, that it is already installed and operational?? I hope so. Anyway, you need to download your wav files to a certain folder where you will be able to *find* them. I download mine to a file folder I named *new voice files*. Your digital voice file player should have an area labeled *jobs* or something similar. I have Start and Stop digital voice player. once I click on the *jobs* button, a second window opens and there is a button called *settings*. Click on this, and you have the option of where to select your *new voice files from*. there should be a *browse* button so you can locate where you downloaded the wav files to. then click *ok*. You may have to close the *jobs* window and then reopen for it to take effect. Once reopened, all the downloaded jobs should be there and you highlight which one you want to play next. You may also have to click the drop down box in the file where you placed your downloaded files and click *all files* for them to be viewed. If you have any other questions, please feel free to email me. good luck. ks
FTP files
Try downloading your FTP files to your "My Music" folder.  After you're done make sure the files appear in the "My Music" folder.  Then when you bring up the Express Scribe and click on load the files should be there.   Good luck!
Wav files
I work for a local company that has been using cassette tapes to do their work, but they have decided to try and do wav files on CD's.  My question is - What exactly do I need to purchase in order to transcribe from this CD?  Do I need just a wav pedal or do I need a pedal and software to go along with it?  My company doesn't know because this is all new to them too.  ~ Do you have a good wav pedal brand to recommend?   Thanks in advance.
Okay, this is probably a pretty dumb question to most of you, but what is an FTP file?  Is this something that all computers have, or do you have to download something to access this capability.  I have been an in-house Transcriptionist for 14 years, and we still transcribe from minicassette tapes.  I worked for services many years ago, and again we transcribed from tapes.  I am thinking of doing some part-time at-home transcription and see this term being tossed around.  Could someone tell me what it is?
DSS files
I do dictation for a doc in Arizona and he uses DSS files. At least that is what my file extensions say when I D/L and U/L them. I go through a site called MedeDocs. They are in Texas. They use FTP to send things over the 'net. It is really easy and user friendly. I like it. I am goign to assume that my doc in AZ has a handset of some sort too. I am hazy on the details. I just type the reports. LOL.
.dss files

I am helping this girl get her computer to play these files.  She had her OS reinstalled (windows XP) and now the .dss files show up with 0 duration.  We have installed every codec and made sure that the .dll was in place.  We even installed an olympus player on her machine in case there were other codecs needed by windows (thinking surely this would resolve the problem) but nope!  Olympus won't play them either. 

I know it's they are valid files because I had her email one to me and I can play it.  When I go through explorer and tell it to open with windows media player or olympus, and even start/stop, nothing.  I am completely at a loss.

Right now, she is loading them into olympus, converting to wav then loading them back into express scribe, since she has a pedal for express scribe. 

If there's something we missed or can do differently please let us know!!


dss files
Does the Olympus IN-USB-1 foot pedal play dss voice files?
.zix files????????
How do I open a .zix file?  I'm so confused right now
FTP files
  Help! I am stuck in the 20th Century.  I just applied for a job (not medical) where I may have to use Express Scribe or FTP files. I think I can handle Express Scribe, but what are FTP files?  What do I need? 
FTP Files
FTP is not really files, but a way to transfer them. FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. I use FTP for both of my MT jobs. It is easy as pie. Think of it as two computers sharing information. I copy my jobs from an FTP site onto my harddrive and back again everyday. :-)
Unfortunately, if she files (sm)

bankruptcy she will actually be protected.  You will not be able to post the information as you will be barred by the bankruptcy order; in fact you will need to cease all communication with her regarding the amount owed.  She will not need to shut down her company to file bankruptcy.  She can file initially for the "relief" it will afford her and go from there, i.e. reorganize, etc. 

I was just throwing the thought out there.  I think what she did is absolutely wrong and horrible.  How the heck can you afford to work for free though for her?  Basically, that's what it comes down to isn't it? 

Good luck.

DSS files
I am curious if any of you know about DSS files.  I have an interview with a lady tomorrow for a contractor position.  She said they use an Olympus DSS system and I would need to purchase an Olympus DSS foot pedal.  I have 9 pin, 15 pin, and USB pedals.  Wouldn't one of those work with DSS files?  Any info would be greatly appreciated as I do not have $300 to invest in a new pedal!!  Who does??  Thanks in advance
DSS files
DSS is a type of file.  Other players will play that type of file.  The woman I worked for used the Olympus DSS Player in the office with the doctors, loaded the work to a TASP, and the Transcriptionist downloaded the file to be played with Express Scribe.  You didn't even need a foot pedal at all.  Hope this helps.
DSS files
You can play DSS files with the DSS Player Lite. You can download it for free from Olympus at http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/DSSL211E.exe

DSS Player Lite will also play .val, .wav, and .wma files.javascript:editor_insertHTML('text','');
DAT files
Is there a freeware or shareware dictation program that plays DAT files?
RE: DAT files

I use Quick View Plus to view DAT files when i get them.  HTH



old files?
Do you have a big list of old audio files or are they set to delete themselves? You can go into Recover Old Files to check.
I don't even know what .sri files are, but...
the website does show that it should play them ... VoiceIt sri files, anyway (under Supported File formats).


You might try converting them to another format using Switch file converter, by NCH also and a nifty little program, if you can't figure out how to get Express Scribe to play them, though.


.sri files...........
The site does say it supports those files but it doesn't. They won't convert with Switch file either. The files are produced with a VoiceIt recorder and I have found others looking for an answer as well as to why .sri files won't play on Express Scribe. They have gone the same route with no success. I found that we need software that comes with the VoiceIt recorder in order to play these files, as those files are proprietary to the VoiceIt recorder and Express Scribe has to have an "add-on" in order to play these but going to the "nch" site only sends you to a zip file that doesn't open....

others have had this same problem so just wondering if anyone has had success with Express Scribe and these files...