Read and write 9 gold

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  • Read and write 9 gold

    1. 1. Using digital talking books with… textHELP Read&Write Gold version 9
    2. 2. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Click and hold blue titleRead and Write toolbar: bar to move the toolbar around your screen Drag toolbar to top of your screen to “dock” it Click the anchor tool to “undock” the toolbar www.cast.org
    3. 3. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIRead&Write Gold has Switching 6 toolbars to choose from. toolbars1.From the TextHelp menu, choose “Current toolbar”2.Select the toolbar you want“My Features” toolbar can be customized www.cast.org
    4. 4. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIThe Reading Features toolbar To find the Daisy Reader program: From the textHELP menu, choose: Current Toolbar, then Reading Features www.cast.org
    5. 5. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Daisy Reader ProgramDaisyReaderprogramwindow www.cast.org
    6. 6. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Open a Daisy bookWhen you first launch the Daisy Reader program, you are prompted to find a folder containing a Daisy book. Use the “plus” button to find your Daisy When you find your book’s folder books folder, click the OK button www.cast.org
    7. 7. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Open another Daisy bookOnce you have opened Daisy Reader, you may open a different Daisy book by:1. Opening the File Menu2. Choosing Open3. Navigate to the book’s folder using the Browse to Folder window www.cast.org
    8. 8. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIClose a Daisy bookFrom theFile menu,choose Exit Or… Use the window close button (top right corner) www.cast.org
    9. 9. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Reading textRead the Pause / restart Stoptext the readingRead Read theprevious nextpassage passage www.cast.org
    10. 10. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIRead from a selected spot on the page Highlight a section of text on the page Then, click the Play button www.cast.org
    11. 11. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIReading Options To the right of the Play button is the drop-down menu arrow that will open the reading options menu.In the Play menu, you maychoose to read by word,sentence, or paragraph. Click Automatically read next block of text for continuous reading. www.cast.org
    12. 12. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WISpeech options Change voice Change speed Change volume Test new settings, then… Click OK when finished www.cast.org
    13. 13. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WINavigation by table of contents One page of the Daisy book is displayed at a time, and you may use the table of contents to scroll to the page you want to view, then double-click to jump directly to that page. www.cast.org
    14. 14. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Book navigation tools (lower right corner of screen)Move to Move tofirst page last pagein book. in book. Move to Move to next previous page. page. www.cast.org
    15. 15. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI From the DisplayDisplay options menu, choose Display Options Change font Change text and type and size background colors www.cast.org
    16. 16. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Bookmarks Erase Go To the bookmarkUse the drop-down box to bookmarkshow a list of the shown in the Place acurrent bookmark at thebookmarks bookmark list current location www.cast.org
    17. 17. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Find textType in the Choose whether Click thetext you the search Search tool to should match scan thewant to case, and/or book for thissearch for find whole text.in this words.book. www.cast.org
    18. 18. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WINIMAS conversiontool From the textHELP menu, choose Convert NIMAS to HTML… NOTE: When using the NIMAS conversion tool, you may choose to convert a NIMAS file to a split HTML or a split XML. Typically, a NIMAS file often contains in one large page or document. Using this tool, you may split it up by pages, and, you may output it as an HTML file, or as a typical Daisy book in the XML format. www.cast.org
    19. 19. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI 1. Browse your computer to find a NIMAS book 2. Browse to find a folder to put the converted book into. (suggestion: create a new folder before starting the Converter)3. Choosewhether toconvert to 4. ClickHTML or ConvertDaisy (XML) www.cast.org
    20. 20. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WIReading .html, .rtf and .pdf books .html format books openWhat about books not in your web browser. The in the DAISY format? Read&Write reading tools will read the text aloud..rtf (rich text format)books will open in yourword processor (e.g. .pdf books may be “locked”MSWord) and the or “unlocked”. If locked, theRead&Write tools will read text cannot be selected orthe text aloud. highlighted. Unlocked pdf books may be read with PDFAloud. Locked pdf books can be read with textHELPs Screenshot Reader. www.cast.org
    21. 21. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Speech Maker – text to audio files1. Select a block of Callout Text box text.2. Click the Speech Maker button in the Research Features toolbar.3. Text will appear in the dialog box shown here. www.cast.org
    22. 22. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI Speech Maker continued…4. Make any changes in the Voice Settings box. Click Next.5. Use the Save As button to name your file and choose a storage location.6. Choose MP3, then click Finish www.cast.org
    23. 23. DE | GA | IA | LA | ME | MA | MI | MN | MO | NY | PA | UT | VT | WI AudioPlus booksAre you a member of RFB&D (Recordings for Blind and Dyslexic)? textHELP Read&Write Gold will open and play AudioPlus books from RFB&D using their human recorded narration. www.cast.org
    24. 24. The development of this project by the AIMConsortium and the Michigan Department ofEducation was funded by Grant #H327S070003 from the U. S. Department ofEducation, Office of Special EducationPrograms. The contents of this project arenot exhaustive and inclusion does not implyendorsement by the U.S. Department ofEducation, the Michigan Department ofEducation or the Center for Applied SpecialTechnology (CAST)

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