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Quick reference for Read and Write

phonetic spell check iconPhonetic Spell Checker: use the small arrow button to open options then click this button when you have selected text to spell check.

word prediction iconWord Prediction: use the small arrow button to open options. Click this button to open or close the word prediction window.

dictionary iconDictionary: click this button when you have selected a word to look up in the dictionary. Alternatively click the button before selecting a word then type the word into the text box. Use this when looking for definitions.

word wizard iconWord Wizard: Click this if you need help to find words and information.

Hear Homophones: Use the small arrow button to open options, then click on this button to view text and identify alternatives.

calculator iconCalculator: Use the small arrow button to open options. Select your preferred calculator from the options panel. Then when you click on this button your preferred calculator will appear.


rewind buttonRead previous: click this button to have the previous word, sentence or paragraph spoken to you.

play buttonSpeak text: use the small arrow button to open options. Click this button to hear your text spoken. You can first select the text or just click the button.

pause buttonPause Speech: click this button to pause speech and click again to resume.

fast forward iconRead Next: click this button to have the next word, sentence or paragraph, spoken to you.

stop buttonStop Speech: click this button to stop speech.

screenshot reader iconScreenshot Reader:click this button to speech-enable previously inaccessible text, such as locked PDF documents or inaccessible flash.

speech maker iconSpeech Maker: click this button to convert any text that you select and turn it into a sound file.

DAISY iconDaisy Book Reader: click this button to convert selected text to a sound file.

pronunciation editorPronunciation Tutor:click this button to break words into syllables.

Scanning: click this button to OCR/Scan a document. Use the small arrow button to open options.

fact finder iconFact Finder: use the small arrow to open options. Click this button to do a quick web search directly from windows applications.

fact fodler iconFact Folder: use the small arrow button to review existing facts. Click this button to store selected information.

fact mapperFact Mapper: this tool allows you to produce a visual representation of facts and ideas on screen.

speech input iconSpeech input: this tool allows you to create documents by dictating into a microphone attached to the computer.

highlighter iconHighlight button:there are four of these, pink green, yellow and blue. Use to highlight selected text.

clean hihglights buttonClear Highlights.

collect highlights buttonCollect Highlights.

Help Files: click this button to open the Read and Write manual which can be also be used with the Speak text function.

undock buttonUndock the toolbar with this button.

Options: click here to change the toolbar and display more icons.

Last modified July 24 2012 12:13 PM

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