A future update for Online Microsoft Office will include support for voice dictation, technically allowing users to create documents using voice commands only.
Its primary objective microsoft with this improvement is to help people who suffer from dyslexia. Note that the feature will be offered to the entire Office suite.
The desktop version of Microsoft Word has already received voice dictation support so Microsoft now plans to make it available everywhere.
In particular, Word and the OneNote will receive voice support in the coming weeks, while PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook are waiting for 2019 to be updated. However, we do not have more details about this second part of the traffic.
Η Microsoft has announced that voice dictation at Office comes in January, explaining that it is a feature specifically designed for students.
Beyond voice dictation, The positive with this addition is that no additional add-ins will be needed as this function will run properly through the program.
The release of this feature will happen gradually, as Microsoft wants to activate full page and word translations first (in autumn), while phrasal translations will be activated later, without having data for the exact date.