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Windows 7: Using built in text to speech function

23 Jul 2010   #1

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Using built in text to speech function

I would like to use the text to speech function built in to Windows 7 to have my computer read Word and PDF files aloud. I can find the place to select the voice and reading speed, but can not figure out how to activate the text to speech function to read my documents. I should mention that I don't have a visual impairment so am not using the narrarator option. Any suggestions would be appreciated!

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24 Jul 2010   #2


You need to use "Narrator" to read the documents. Once Narrator Opens click on the header of the document you want to read. Give it a second or two and it will start reading aloud the document.

Narrator can be found in Control Panel\Ease of Access\...
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26 Jul 2010   #3


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Enjoy, and I hope I've helped with text-to-speech, just click on "Start Narrator" from Ease of Access then click on the windows header of that you wish to have read aloud.

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