Speak Feature

This pocket podcast is about setting up and using the Speak feature in Office applications. Beneath the Audio Widget on this page is a list of keyboard shortcuts mentioned in this pocket podcast.

This pocket podcast is 21 minutes and 59 seconds in length.

Keyboard Shortcuts

All the keyboard shortcuts this month are universal, but make sure to add the Speak feature to the Quick Access Toolbar first in File > Options > Quick Access Toolbar.

Control + A: Select the whole document

Control + Shift + Down arrow: Select a paragraph

Alt + 5: Speak the selected text. Note that the number may depend on how many other features are set up already on the Quick Access Toolbar, and this can be changed in Options.