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Accessibility Features in Adobe Reader

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Accessibility Features in Adobe/Acrobat Reader


There are some helpful accessibility features in the free Adobe PDF reader. For example, any PDF file open in Adobe reader can be read aloud with the "Read  Out Loud" option. 


  • Under the 'View' menu, select 'Read Out Loud', then 'Activate Read Outloud', as shown below



  • The Read Out Loud feature of Adobe Reader can be accessed with Keyboard Commands, as listed below.


    • Activate Read Out Loud:  Shift + Ctrl + Y
    • Read This Page Only:  Shift + Ctrl + V
    • Reat To End of Document:  Shift + Ctrl + B
    • Pause/Resume:  Shift + Ctrl + C
    • Stop:  Shift + Ctrl + E


WebAIM (Web Accessibility in Mind) for more on the Accessibility Features in Acrobat/Adobe Reader


Adobe on Accessibilty features in Adobe Reader


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