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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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VoiceOver Utility

VoiceOver, a new feature of Mac OS X, is a built-in screen reader that helps visually impaired people use their computers. Once configured, VoiceOver enables you to hear descriptions of everything onscreen, move around the screen, select items, and read and manipulate text.

A complete discussion of VoiceOver is beyond the scope of this book. However, in this section, I introduce you to VoiceOver Utility, the application you use to configure VoiceOver.

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  • VoiceOver can be enabled or disabled in the Universal Access preferences pane, which I discuss in Chapter 21.

  • To learn more about configuring and using VoiceOver, open VoiceOver Utility and choose Help > VoiceOver Help. Then follow the links to get the information you need. ...

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