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Hi!

My understanding is there should be a way to use Evernote to read text back in a computer voice (so I can hear what I have written). However, I cannot for the life of me find it, and I have been looking.

I can get my Windows PC to take dictation, no problem, except that is the exact opposite of what I am looking for and it's got nothing to do with Evernote, anyway. 

So, thoughts? Or at least sympathy? :)

Many thanks, in advance.

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On 3/7/2018 at 3:47 PM, JanetG said:

Hi!

My understanding is there should be a way to use Evernote to read text back in a computer voice (so I can hear what I have written). However, I cannot for the life of me find it, and I have been looking.

I can get my Windows PC to take dictation, no problem, except that is the exact opposite of what I am looking for and it's got nothing to do with Evernote, anyway. 

So, thoughts? Or at least sympathy? :)

Many thanks, in advance.

I just tried the Narrator option in Windows 10 under the accessibility options, it just read "ALL NOTEBOOKS"...."xxx@yahoo.com"..."Evernote" but it did not read the note content. 

There is some information here https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17173/windows-10-hear-text-read-aloud that you might want to check out. Maybe there is a setting that can read the highlighted text within a note.

Hope you find a solution, keep us posted. I think Mac OS X has a read aloud option for pretty much anything highlighted, I never used it but I remember seeing it, which, I know, does not help you in this case.

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59 minutes ago, TK0047 said:

I think Mac OS X has a read aloud option for pretty much anything

Right, Macs are fantastic for text to speech
I set the voice to Scottish Fiona ( it is a Mac) and have the computer recite the poem There Will Come Soft Rains

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On 3/7/2018 at 3:47 PM, JanetG said:

Hi!

My understanding is there should be a way to use Evernote to read text back in a computer voice (so I can hear what I have written). However, I cannot for the life of me find it, and I have been looking.

I can get my Windows PC to take dictation, no problem, except that is the exact opposite of what I am looking for and it's got nothing to do with Evernote, anyway. 

So, thoughts? Or at least sympathy? :)

Many thanks, in advance.

Found a way! I don't use Microsoft Edge a lot but for Office 365 related items and I saw the same READ ALOUD option within Microsoft Edge.

So if you open Evernote web in Edge instead of the windows app, then you can have all the note content read! Just tried it and worked!

 

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I got it (and thank you for hanging in there 20 days later)! Thank you @TK0047 - it sounds a touch like the late Stephen Hawking. :) Now Dr. Hawking (kind of) will talk about business credit. 

Thank you SO much - kudos! Pie! All the praise! 

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