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    Created on Thursday, 18 February 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

    ‘Creating Accessible Documents and Formats’ is a series of quick guides explaining how to create an accessible Word document and export it to a range of formats such as ePub, Large Print, PDF and more. There are 11 videos in total which are organised in a contextual YouTube Playlist, st...

    Created on Monday, 01 February 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

    Microsoft Word includes some handy tools to support reading and writing such as Immersive Reader and Dictate. However, for some learners, Word's Ribbon and its numerous Tabs can make it challenging and difficult to navigate and find things. Create your own custom toolbar The video tutorial below...

    Created on Monday, 18 November 2019. Posted by Craig Mill

    “The technology has made such a difference to allow David to take ownership of his own learning and also there have been noticeable improvements in his reading and writing - we can’t begin to tell you the difference having the software and laptop has made” The above quote is from...

    Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted by Shirley Lawson

    Microsoft has a new speech recognition plug-in which can be used in Word, Outlook email and Powerpoint. It can even translate your words to different languages which could be a useful practice tool for students with English as an Additional Language. It was easy to download and install Dictation as...

    Created on Monday, 16 May 2016. Posted by Craig Mill

    In a recent webinar, I explored a range of features and tools that are available in Microsoft Word to support learners with literacy difficulties.  Although the main focus was to look at customising the settings in Word to suit different learning needs, the latter part of the webinar looked at ...

    Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

    A number of users of WordTalk on Windows 7 (64-bit) have reported an error with WordTalk installed with Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010 which looks like it is caused by an Office update and causes the following error: "Dialog Box Title: Microsoft Visual Basic, Compile Error in Hidden Module: This D...

    Created on Monday, 27 August 2012. Posted by 

    A well hidden feature in Microsoft Office 2010 is the option to speak text out. Yes, MS Office 2010 includes a text-to-speech feature. It is pretty basic but it is available. As MS Office is integrated with Windows it means that whichever voice is selected in that computer's Control Panel will ...

    Created on Tuesday, 24 April 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

    A number of users of WordTalk have reported an error with WordTalk installed with Microsoft Word 2007 which looks like it is caused by an Office update and causes the following error: "Dialog Box Title: Microsoft Visual Basic, Compile Error in Hidden Module: This Document" We are working to r...

    Created on Tuesday, 02 November 2010. Posted by Robert Stewart

    A new version of WordTalk is now available for Windows 7 (32-bit). Unfortunately the Windows 7 (64-bit) version is not yet ready. WordTalk is a free text-to-speech plugin developed for use with Microsoft Word. It will speak the text of the document and will highlight it as i...