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|[http://www.texthelp.com/page.asp?pg_id=10184 PDF Aloud by Texthelp] is used to access and read PDF documents.
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|[http://www.texthelp.com/page.asp?pg_id=10184 PDF Aloud by Texthelp] a plug-in for Adobe Reader, embeds player controls (play, pause, next) to allow you to read and listen to PDF documents.
 
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==Description==
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==Installation Instructions==
PDF Aloud by Texthelp dynamically speech enables any accessible Adobe Acrobbat PDF file with dual highlighting. The PDFaloud toolbar also provides options for controlling voice output settings, using a dictionary and calculator, and searching the internet.
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#Unzip PDFaloud_PC.zip
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#Double-click ''3rd'' Setup file
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#Follow on-screen instructions
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After installation, open Adobe Reader and click on either '''Tools''' or '''Extended''' to show the play controls
  
 
==Training & Resources==
 
==Training & Resources==
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*#Copy the folder called ''Texthelp'' (do not delete it)
 
*#Copy the folder called ''Texthelp'' (do not delete it)
 
*#Then move to C: > Program Files > Adobe > Reader 9.0 > Reader > plug_ins and paste the Texthelp folder in here
 
*#Then move to C: > Program Files > Adobe > Reader 9.0 > Reader > plug_ins and paste the Texthelp folder in here
*#Restart Adobe Reader and you will see the plug-in installed
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*#Restart your computer, and you will see the plug-in installed
*When installing on Mac, the installer oftentimes 'pauses' at ''Items remaining to be stalled: 1189.''  Please be patient and wait a couple of minutes, and the installation will eventually complete.
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*When installing on Mac, the installer oftentimes 'pauses' at ''Items remaining to be installed: 1189.''  Please be patient and wait a couple of minutes, and the installation will eventually complete.
 
*Changing the voice on Mac
 
*Changing the voice on Mac
*#Quite Adobe Reader
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*#Quit Adobe Reader
 
*#Open Mac System Preferences
 
*#Open Mac System Preferences
 
*#Click in Speech (in the System section)
 
*#Click in Speech (in the System section)
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'''Note:''' ''Speech rate cannot be changed''
 
'''Note:''' ''Speech rate cannot be changed''
  
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Latest revision as of 13:11, 9 August 2012

PDF Aloud by TextHelp
TextHelp Logo PDF Aloud by Texthelp a plug-in for Adobe Reader, embeds player controls (play, pause, next) to allow you to read and listen to PDF documents.
 

Installation Instructions

  1. Unzip PDFaloud_PC.zip
  2. Double-click 3rd Setup file
  3. Follow on-screen instructions

After installation, open Adobe Reader and click on either Tools or Extended to show the play controls

Training & Resources

Troubleshooting

  • If you have Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader installed on your computer, PDF Aloud will automatically default to installing in Acrobat. If you would like them to be installed in both follow these steps: 
    1. Navigate on your computer to C: > Program Files > Adobe > Acrobat 9.0 > Acrobat > plug_ins
    2. Copy the folder called Texthelp (do not delete it)
    3. Then move to C: > Program Files > Adobe > Reader 9.0 > Reader > plug_ins and paste the Texthelp folder in here
    4. Restart your computer, and you will see the plug-in installed
  • When installing on Mac, the installer oftentimes 'pauses' at Items remaining to be installed: 1189. Please be patient and wait a couple of minutes, and the installation will eventually complete.
  • Changing the voice on Mac
    1. Quit Adobe Reader
    2. Open Mac System Preferences
    3. Click in Speech (in the System section)
    4. Click on Text to Speech tab - then select the voice you would like

Note: Speech rate cannot be changed