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Recite Me


Recite can help you change the look of the pages on our website to make it easier for you to read.

It′s easy to use, includes text to speech functionality, dyslexia software, an interactive dictionary, a translation tool with over 100 languages and many other features. Recite also works across all devices.

The Recite solution makes our website accessible for you. At least one in five people who visit our website cannot access our web content easily. You might need to adjust the colour contrast settings, make the fonts larger or have the content read out to you. Many more people just want to access our web content the way they want to, either at work, at home or via a mobile device.

Click on the ′Read me Aloud′ button at the bottom of the page to bring up the Recite toolbar.

Back: Rewind to the previous paragraph of text Margins: Change the text dimensions by narrowing the width of the text column
Play: Click the Play button to read the text aloud Dictionary: Highlight and click on this to find the definition of the word
Forward: Skip forward to the next paragraph of text Language: Translate text into a different language
Decrease: This will decrease the text size Text Mode: Remove images and view in plain text mode
Font: You can change the font that displays on the page MP3: Highlight the text then click to download text as an MP3
Increase: This will increase the text size Magnifier: Click and drag the magnifying glass to magnify text on the screen
Colour: Change the background, text and link colours Settings: Adjust your Recite settings
Ruler: Click to enable the reading ruler Authentication: Login / Logout and close the Recite Toolbar


How do I launch the Recite toolbar?

To launch the Recite web accessibility toolbar you will need to click on the ′Read me Aloud′ button at the bottom of this page. This will then launch the tool bar, which will appear at the top of the page.

How Do I Disable the Auto Read?

To disable the auto read you need to click on the button marked ′Settings′. This will give you a list of 3 functions to choose from. You need to click on the bottom to the Right of the option marked ′Autoplay′ this will then disable auto read.

Does Recite work across different operating systems and mobile devices?

Yes, the software works on multiple devices and operating systems including Android, iOS, Linux, Mac and Windows devices.

Can I save my settings?

Yes, once you create an account you can save your settings so our website appears exactly as you need it every time you visit.

How do I change the language?

To change the language of our website, you need to select the button marked ′Languages′. This will then produce a drop down list of all the languages that Recite offers. Find the language that you want from the list and press on it, the site will then be converted to that language.

How do I create an MP3?

To create an MP3 first turn of the ′Autoplay′ option located within the setting button. Highlight the section of text that you wish to create into an MP3. Once highlighted select the ′MP3′ button from the toolbar. You will then see a message telling you that your file is being created. Once created you will see the file appear ready at the bottom of the web page. You can now either listen to the file created or save it to a location of your choice.

How do I turn Recite off?

To close the Recite toolbar simply click on the icon marked ′Authentication′. This will then give you the option to close the Recite tool bar by clicking on the ′close′ button.

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