Re: Getting NVDa to announce highlighted text in Word


This is not standard highlighting. The only thing you can do is to
announce color changes. That will probably be a real pita.

On 3/19/23, Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:
Hello all,

First thank you for all your input regarding splitting audio files. I'm now
using MP3 Direct Cut.

Now for my next issue. I need NVDA to announce that I have highlighted text
in yellow in my transcripts. I have gone into document formatting under
settings and checked the highlighting checkbox but after selecting the text
I want to highlight and pressing the CtrlAlt+H shortcut, when I select text
and use NVDA+F to hear the formatting I'm not hearing anything about
highlighting. What am I doing wrong? I've also restarted NVDA after making
the change in settings. This document is a Word 97-2003 template and I'm
using Windows 10 and Office 365.

Thanks in advance,


Jackie McBride
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