How to Use Text-to-Speech in Read & Write Gold with PDF Files

Please follow the steps below to use the text-to-speech feature of Read & Write Gold with PDF files:

  1. Open Read & Write Gold by double-clicking on the icon. 
  2. The Read & Write Gold toolbar will open. To view more options on the toolbar, drag the toolbar to the top of your screen.
  3. Next, click "Nonviewable Toolbar Buttons" (located on the right end of the toolbar).
  4. Click, "PDF Aloud". A new window will open which will allow you to choose the document that you would like to read.
  5. Open the document and navigate to where you would like to begin reading, highlight the text, and click the "Play" button to begin listening to your book.

Please contact Shannon Cowling, Assistant Director of Operations, at or 330-672-3391 with questions or concerns.