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Hi Jacques,

I don't use OSX, nor accessibility tools, so can't help with your specific problem. However, there might some useful information at <> (a web page on accessibility in LibreOffice).

There's also a separate LibreOffice mailing list focussed on accessibility issues, so it might be worth posting your query there as well: - Subscribe by sending an email to <> (you'll probably need to respond to a confirmation email, similar subscribing to this list)
- Post by sending an email to <>
- Other options for reading and posting to that list are listed at <>

It might also be worth trying an updated version of LibreOffice if you're not already using the latest.


jacques revera wrote:
Hi, (first time posting to this list)
I am print-disabled due to a vision impairment. I cannot read and write on
computer for very long without using text-to-speech.

There is native text-to-speech acros all osx apps which works well in all
web browsers, microsoft, adobe products and possibly all apps for osx which
works by selecting text and then using a keyboard command to start osx
reading the text. This is foundational to accessibility in osx.

In Libreoffice, when I select a block of text and use keyboard command, the
speech begins at the beginning of the document every time.

I would prefer to use libreoffice. Is there a work-around? If not, I would
call this defective. Help to help resolving it as a small voice out here.


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