[Athen] Mac Text to Speech ("Read Aloud") no longer available?
rspangler1 at udayton.edu
Mon Oct 22 08:18:50 PDT 2018
You wrote: You can still use the Speech functionality in macOS via the
right-click menu or by setting up a hotkey command (under System
Preferences > Accessibility > Speech).
So is this just for reading text that the user has highlighted? I have
students with Macs and I just advise them to use Read and Write features
for this, but if this is better/easier in some circumstances, I would like
to advise them on it as well.
On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 5:16 PM Sean Keegan <skeegan at ccctechcenter.org>
> > Has Apple suddenly removed this functionality from Mac OS?
> I found a few links resulting in a 404 error (namely around macOS Zoom)
> just recently. The pages I was linking to were Apple Support pages and
> heavily referenced Sierra and High Sierra. Given the recent release of
> macOS Mojave, these may have been removed.
> You can still use the Speech functionality in macOS via the right-click
> menu or by setting up a hotkey command (under System Preferences >
> Accessibility > Speech).
> There are also the accessibility shortcut keys page that references other
> tools in macOS:
> I suspect there will be additional information at some point.
> Take care,
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 1:00 PM Susan Kelmer <Susan.Kelmer at colorado.edu>
>> When working with students with Macs, I’ve always sent them a link to the
>> instructions for using their Macs to read short pieces, in addition to
>> giving them Kurzweil. I met with a student today, and went to send the
>> link I usually use, and…it’s a 404. And all my searching on google only
>> brings up years-old instructions for using the technology.
>> Has Apple suddenly removed this functionality from Mac OS? I can’t
>> believe that they would have, but it appears to be gone. Anyone have any
>> information to say otherwise?
>> (I am not talking about VoiceOver)
>> *Susan Kelmer*
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