Heidi L. Tracht
Director of CASA: Center for Academic
Success & Advising
Need to bone up for a standardized
test for certification, entrance exams,
or licensure? You'll find here practice exams
which can be taken online and graded!
Do you need someone to proof read your paper? Do you struggle with reading?
Did you know that if you are using a Microsoft Office product you have access to a FREE tool that will read your research paper aloud to yout? It's really quite easy to install. Here's how...
Speak is a built-in feature of Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and OneNote, in the language of your version of Office. For example, if you are using the English version of Office, the English TTS engine is automatically installed.
To use text-to-speech in different languages, see Using the Speak feature with Multilingual TTS.
Add Speak to the Quick Access Toolbar
You can add the Speak command to your Quick Access Toolbar by doing the following:
Convert text to speech
After you have added the Speak command to your Quick Access Tool, you can hear single words or blocks of text spoken by highlighting the text you want to hear, and then clicking the Speak command.
Microsoft Office Support Site
[Retrieved from https://office.microsoft.com on September 3, 2013]
PDF documents need a different tool. The link above will take you to the Adobe support website or you can download the complete instruction document here.
Questions about Canvas or document accessibility? Contact E-learning: elearning at nnu.edu
Other disability questions? Contact Heidi Tracht in the Center for Academic Success & Advising