<LINK rel=stylesheet type=text/css href="Style.css"><h1>Listen to your Documents</h1> <p class=level_1_indented>The main purpose of Text Speaker is to read aloud your documents in human-sounding voices.&nbsp; To start listening, import the documents in Text Speaker and have them read aloud.</p> <p class=level_1_indented>Click <b>Speak &gt;&gt; Speak Current File</b> for the document to be read from the beginning.&nbsp; As each word is spoken, it is highlighted so that you follow along with the text while listening.</p> <p class=level_1_indented><IMG alt="" src="Mid-Speech.png"></p> <p class=level_1_indented>In addition to reading the whole document, you have options to listen to only a part of it.</p> <p class=level_1_indented>You can choose to listen to the document from the current location of the cursor.&nbsp; Position the cursor to the location where you want the reading to start.</p> <p class=level_1_indented>Click <b>Speak &gt;&gt; Speak from Current Cursor Position</b>.&nbsp; Text Speaker begins reading from your cursor to the end of the document, or until you press stop.</p> <p class=level_1_indented>Another option is to select a part of your document and have it read aloud.&nbsp; In the document, select the content and click <b>Speak &gt;&gt; Speak Highlighted Text</b>.</p> <p class=level_1_indented><IMG style="BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid" alt="" src="SelectedText.png"></p> <p class=level_1_indented>You can also listen to documents without importing them to Text Speaker.&nbsp; Open a document and select the entire text or a part of it.&nbsp; Use the <a href="Settings.aspx#KeyboardHotkey">keyboard hotkeys</a> to start listening to the document.&nbsp; Text Speaker needs to be running to use the keyboard hotkeys.</p><BR>