Changing the speech highlighting
The system highlights the text in the document as it is being read. It uses the colours
blue and yellow. You may wish to change this. In this exercise you will learn how to
alter how text is highlighted as it is read including the colours used and/or how it is
Click on the
drop down list on the toolbar and select Speech Options.
You will see the Speech tab of the Speech Options window displayed. Click on the
To change the colour that is used for highlighting the text as it is read click on the
Choose the highlighting colors dropdown menu and select from the list. A
preview will appear in the Options section.
Click OK to close the Speech Options.
Click in to the text you wish to have read and then the
button. The text will
be highlighted using the colours you have chosen.
To change the speech highlighting method, return to the Speech Options
Highlighting tab. There is the choice of:
Speak with highlighting in document radio button. This is the one you have
Speak with highlighting in Text Reader radio button.
Speak using one word display radio button.
Speak with no visual display radio button.
Select the Speak with highlighting in Text Reader radio button.
color drop down