5) Hover over Read Out Loud, and follow the arrow to the right.
6) Click Read this Page Only or Read To End of Document.
Another Great Way to Check the Reading Order of Your PDF is by exporting a
Text (.txt) Version of Your PDF. After you have done this you can open up the
text file and view it to see if the text is in the order you intended it to be read.
1) Click File.
2) Click Save As.
3) Type a name for your file.
4) Select Text (Accessible) (*.txt) in the Save as type.
(Make sure to notice the Destination in the Save In option so that you know where your
file will be saved.)
5) Click Save.
If objects in your document have been labeled incorrectly, it can sometimes cause
screen readers to read the elements on your page out of order too. So, if you preview
your document and
it isn’t being read correctly,
some of your objects may be labeled
For example, if you are using an image for your document background, the screen
reader read the alt tag of the image along with the rest of the document. So, you need
to change the label of the object to “background”.
This way the blue background would
be understood and the reader wouldn’t think s/he was missing important con
Here is a picture of the document in Microsoft Word. Once you create a PDF and
preview it with a screen reader, you may realize that some of the objects need
to be re-labeled.