READ & WRITE GOLD VERSION 10 Recommended Language Tool for Students with weak English and/or Dyslexia
READ & WRITE 10 GOLD • Desktop Icon used to launch Read & Write 10 GOLD on a workstation looks like the below: • When clicked, the Read & Write Toolbar will open. You may drag the Toolbar to any side of the desktop that are comfortable with. • The Full version of the Toolbar can be activated by clicking the down arrow next to • Select Current Toolbar -> All Features.
VIDEO TOURS • Click the down arrow next to • Scroll to All Video Tours -> select any video tour. These are easy to learn videos which will help you to understand how each component of the Read & Write Toolbar works.
SPELLING - • The Spelling option will automatically spell-check any document or web page which is active. • Spell Aloud will help to spell a selected word. • Please view the Spelling Video Tour to learn it all.
PREDICTION - • The Prediction option will attempt to predict the word that you are trying to type in a document. • Example: If you type ‘A tomato is a red fr’ the Prediction would be as below. • Please view the Prediction Video Tour to learn it all.
DICTIONARY - • The Dictionary option allows to search from Basic, Advanced and Web definitions. • Please view the Dictionary Video Tour to learn it all.
PICTURE DICTIONARY - • The Picture Dictionary describes a word with a picture. • Please view the Picture Dictionary Tour to learn it all.
WORD WIZARD - • The Word Wizard helps to show examples of how a word can be used as a Noun, Verb, Adjective and/or Adverb. • Please view the Word Wizard Tour to learn it all.
HOMOPHONES - • Homophones options will help to identify words which sound similar but have different meanings. • Please view the Homophones Video Tours to learn it all.
VERB CHECKER - • Verb Check helps to show examples in past, present and future tense. • Please view the Verb Checker Video Tour to learn it all.
CALCULATOR - • Calculator helps to evaluate and read out mathematical items. • Please view the Calculator Video Tour to learn it all.
READ SELECTED TEXT - • By Shading text in any Microsoft Office Document, Word Pad, Notepad or a Web Page, you may press the PLAY, PAUSE, REWIND, FORWARD and STOP buttons to activate the option to read the selection aloud. • Please view the Speech Video Tour to learn it all.
SCREENSHOT READER - • Screenshot Reader helps to read all words captured in a selected region in a document (including text from graphs and tables). • Please view the Screenshot Reader Video to learn it all.
SPEECH MAKER - • Speech Maker converts up to 20,000 characters into a sound file (WAV/MP3) when text is selected. • Please view the Speech Maker Video Tour to learn it all.
DAISY READER - • Daisy Reader allows to read out documents which are saved as a Daisy Digital Talking Book. • Please view the Daisy Reader Video Tour to learn it all.
PRONUNCIATION TUTOR - • Pronunciation Tutor reads aloud any text which is typed in. • Please view the Pronunciation Tutor Video to learn it all.
FACT FINDER - • Fact Finder finds any online articles that relate to a selected word, phrase or sentence. • Please view the Fact Finder Video Tour to learn it all.
FACT FOLDER - • Fact Folder helps to systematically store information from online sources along with what is needed for an automatic Bibliography. • Please view the Fact Folder Video Tour to learn it all.
FACT MAPPER - • Fact Mapper allows the visualization and linking of facts and information. A reliable Internet connection is recommended. • Please view the Fact Mapper Video Tour to learn it all.
SCREEN MASKING - • Screen Masking changes the shading of the screen so that text is easier to read. • Please view the Screen Masking Video Tour to learn it all.
TRANSLATOR - • Translator helps to find equivalent words in French, Spanish, German and Italian. • Please view the Translator Video Tour to learn it all.
PDF Aloud - • PDF allows selected text from a PDF document to be read aloud. • This feature is similar to the ‘READ SELECTED TEXT’ explained earlier.
STUDY SKILLS HIGHLIGHTERS - • Study Skills Highlighters help to highlight portions of text in a saved document in different colors. • Please view the Study Skills Video Tour to learn it all.
Reference material • Official TEXTHELP Website: http://www.texthelp.com/UK • YouTube Video for Read & Write 10 Training: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7tDqtihkPI