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Re: What screen-readers highlight words as they are read?


From: Stacey E Kimmel-Smith
Date: Aug 30, 2021 8:22AM

Thanks All! This student was looking for word-by-word highlighting (which
apparently MS Edge does) -- Chromevox and NVDA don't do word-by-word from
what I can tell, the highlighting is more block or sentence.

I did find a product naturalreaders.com that does exactly what she wants
and the interface is lovely. She is a student so a limited version is free
for her use.

Anyone have knowledge of this software? Are there any gotchas? It seems
there is an edu version where a school admin can provision students with


On Thu, Aug 26, 2021 at 11:54 AM glen walker < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> With NVDA, you can go into preferences > settings > vision and check the
> "Highlight navigator object" checkbox and then when you press Ins+DownArrow
> to read the entire page, you'll see a red box outlining what is being
> read. This will work no matter what browser you're using.
> > > > >

Stacey Kimmel-Smith
Assistant Director, Client Services
Library & Technology Services, Lehigh University
610-758-4768 <EMAIL REMOVED>