These directions are designed to help you write documents with the dictation & speech features of your MacBook Pro. You will also be able to have text read to you when proofreading what you have written. These can also include Web pages when doing research! Just follow these directions to set up your computer.
SETTING UP DICTATION
Now you will be able to dictate what you want your computer to type for you when you press the fn key twice. Launch Word or any other text-editing program and try it out! Once the words are typed into the document, re-read it and revise/edit. Use the TOOLS option in Word and choose to check your spelling/grammar!
SETTING UP TEXT TO SPEECH
Now go back into the System preferences and choose
Play with the different system voices and speaking rate and choose what you prefer to hear. Click Play to test it out. Then click to choose Speak selected text when the key is pressed. Leave the current key to Option + Esc (do not change key).
Now you will be able to highlight any text you have written or text shown in