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Read Out Loud: Setting voice speed?

Mar 17, 2012 11:27 AM

Tags: #out #mac #read #loud #voice #speed

Setting voice speed in Read Out Loud doesn't work right. When I choose Adobe Reader > Preferences and uncheck the “Use default speech attributes” checkbox, and then change the number in the “Words per minute” field within the allowable range, click OK and then choose View > Read Out Loud, the reading rate DOES NOT CHANGE, no matter what numbers I set in the  “Words per minute” field.

 

This worked in previous versions of Adobe Reader. Why doesn't it work in the current version? I used to use this feature a lot, and it is very annoying that it reads at the same slow, plodding rate no matter what I set it to.

 

Adobe Reader 9.5.0

Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3

Voice: Ryan Infovox Ivox HQ

 

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