[access-uk] Update on Review on Speak On and RNIB NewsAgent Plugin

  • From: David Griffith <daj.griffith@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2016 14:10:11 +0000

I am not sure if the review I posted on list arrived yesterday but I thought I should in fairness add a quick clarification on my genrally positive review of the valuable ability of Speak On to now act as a convenient Front end for the RNIB Newsagent service.

In my early review I regretted the apparent lack of a read all feature at article level whilst reading Newspaper or Magazine.

I have today discovered that Speak On does actually have a read all command which though slightly unusual works very well.

Basically pressing enter whilst in the NewArticle will start the TTS reading the article in its entirety, pressing enter again will pause the reading.

This allied to the previously discovered ability to nabigate by sections and Articles, allied to reading by Paragraph, Line, sentence word and Character provides all that you can reasonably expect from an eText Reader.

I also failed to mention the capacity of the program to allow selection and copying of text, and the ability to export each article to a separate article in a text formatted file in a special archive folder.

Every document you read in the player is also automatically downloaded into a current reading folder in its original ePub format if you want to access the material outside of the reader.

So basically as I get used to the player I am now enjoying it even more.

David Griffith

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