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ReciteMe

ReciteMe is an incredibly powerful tool available throughout our website which enhances your experience. It allows you to have pages read out loud to you, defined or translated and even lets you change the font and screen colours. 

Scroll down to find out how to get the best out of our website.  

Language translation and dictionary

Click ‘settings’ on the right-hand side of the page to load the ReciteMe toolbar at the top of your screen.

To use the translation service, click the flags button on the ReciteMe toolbar and select your preferred language from more than 100 options.

To use the dictionary, select the dictionary button on the ReciteMe toolbar and highlight the word you would like defining. A pop-up will appear defining your word.

 

How to Change font, font size, colour scheme and magnifying

Click ‘settings’ on the right-hand side of the page to load the ReciteMe toolbar at the top of your screen.

To change the font, click the ‘Aa’ button on the toolbar and select your font preference

The text on the page will then immediately change to your selected font. You can reset the font by clicking ‘default’.

You can also increase and decrease line height and character spacing by clicking + and – (at the bottom of the font menu).

To change the font size, click the + and - buttons either side of the ‘Aa’ button.

To change the colour scheme, click the colour wheel on the ReciteMe toolbar and select your colour preference. You can even create your own colour arrangement.

To magnify a page, select the magnifying glass option on the ReciteMe toolbar and drag the magnifying glass around the page. To turn it off, click the button again.

 

Change ReciteMe settings

Click ‘settings’ on the right-hand side of the page to load the ReciteMe toolbar at the top of your screen.

Select the ReciteMe settings button on the toolbar and a number of options will appear:

  • Autoplay reads text out load when clicked
  • Tooltip shows autoplay settings
  • Continuous play reads the whole page out loud

You can set your read out loud voice to male or female or click the user guide for more information.

You can revert any changes by clicking the reset button on the ReciteMe toolbar.

 

Listen to speech output or download as MP3

Click ‘settings’ on the right-hand side of the page to load the ReciteMe toolbar at the top of your screen.

To have the text on the screen read out loud, click the play button on the ReciteMe toolbar and hover over the text you want to be read out loud.

You can use the forward and back buttons on the toolbar to navigate through the page.

To stop text being read out load, click the settings button on the ReciteMe toolbar and turn off autoplay and tooltip.

To download the text as an MP3 file, highlight the text you wish to download and select the MP3 download button on the ReciteMe toolbar.

 

Use the ruler and screen mask tools

Click ‘settings’ on the right-hand side of the page to load the ReciteMe toolbar at the top of your screen.

To use the reading ruler, click the ruler button on the ReciteMe toolbar. Move your mouse up and down the page and it will follow. Turn the ruler tool off by clicking the button again.

To use the screen mask tool, select the screen mask button on the ReciteMe toolbar. Move your mouse up and down the page and it will follow. Turn the screen mask tool off by clicking the button again.

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