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Can Mac read Word documents out loud?
Last Updated: 5th April, 2020
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Likewise, can word read to you Mac?
You can activate Read Aloud (or TexttoSpeech) on your Mac so that it readsdocuments(word, pdf, etc.) or websites when youselect certainkeys. You can also change the key thatactivates ReadAloud. The Kindle app for Mac hasit's own Text toSpeech (look under 'Tools'), but there is nospeed control,yet.
Likewise, how do you talk on Microsoft Word on a Mac? Use Dictation
- Go to a document or other text field and place theinsertionpoint where you want your dictated text to appear.
- Press the keyboard shortcut for starting dictation, orchooseEdit > Start Dictation.
- Speak the words that you want your Mac to type.
Likewise, can you get word to read out loud?
Windows has accessibility options that includeNarrator,a built-in program that reads text out loud.Press"Insert-F8" to make Narrator read the MicrosoftWorddocument out loud.
How do you use text to speech on a Mac?
- To start, open the System Preferences panel under the Appleiconand click on Dictation and Speech.
- Select the Text to Speech tab.
- Check the option “Speak selected text when the keyispressed.
- Click the Set Key option.
- Choose one modifier key — Command, Control, Option,orShift — plus one other key of your choice.