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Using the VoiceOver screen reader on Mac OS X

>> Voiceover is screen reading software built into Mac OS X. It doesn't work quite like Jaws and other screen readers available on Windows, and it doesn't have most of the features that Jaws offers for reading and navigating web pages. But keep in mind that it is in its first release, while Jaws is currently at version 8.02. We'll be using Jaws for testing web pages throughout the rest of the title, as it is the most popular screen reader. But Voiceover is gaining in popularity and support, so it's worthwhile to get a feeling for how it works.

Voiceover is most useful for navigating the Mac operating system, but it can read web pages when viewed in Safari. If you're following along with the exercise files, open the file index.html in Safari that's located in the Chapter Two folder of the exercise files. To start Voiceover, press Cmd and F5 on your keyboard. >> Voiceover on, Safari, Town of Wardscott window. Back, End button -- >> To stop Voiceover from s...

Using the VoiceOver screen reader on Mac OS X
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