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Read It! Read Out Loud (Text to Speech)

Using the Read Out Loud Feature

Using the Read Out Loud feature, you can highlight text and have Read It! read it to you.       

  1. Using your mouse, highlight the word, sentence, or paragraph you would like to hear and click the Listen button.

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  2. Press the Pause button to stop listening.

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  3. Click the arrow on the right to close Read Out Loud.

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Adjusting Read Out Loud Settings

You can adjust the accent, reading speed, and highlighting options from the Read Out Loud toolbar .

  1. Select an Accent from the drop-down menu to hear your text read in that accent.

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  2. Click the Settings button to adjust how fast the text is spoken (Reading speed) as well as how your text is highlighted (Highlighting options.)

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Downloading Text-to-Speech MP3s

You may also download audio files of HTML articles being read aloud to your computer in MP3 format.

  1. On the Text-to-Speech toolbar, click the Download button.

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    Click the button to open Open or Save the MP3.

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  2. Browse to a location in the Save As dialog box and click Save.

    The MP3 file is saved to your computer.