How to Use Text-to-Speech in Adobe Acrobat Reader and Microsoft Word

What your computer to read to you? Here is a quick guide on how to use the text-to-speech functions for Word and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Open the PDF document you want read, then go to the menu bar and select “view” then go to the bottom of that menu and click “read out loud”. After the sub menu pops up, click “activate read out loud”.

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Next, go to the page(s) you want read and then go through the same process but this time click “read this page only” or “read to end of document”.

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Now the program will read the document, but be aware that not all words will be pronounced correctly.

 

Microsoft Word

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