I use Google desktop search to search my computer; up until now I didn’t spend the time to work out how to easily search my desktop using a voice-recognition command.  Well now it is done and I thought I would share how I did it and what exactly it enables me to do.

Let’s say that I want to find all e-mails on my computer that contained the phrase “wild turkey”… I would say “desktop search for wild turkey” and voilà… the desktop search results would be displayed in my browser.  Here is a Vocola command:

desktop search for <_anything> = SendSystemKeys( {Ctrl+Shift+f} )$1{Enter} Wait(2000) {tab_6}{enter}{tab_7}{enter} ;