How to Use Recite Me

Honor All is one of the pillars of our culture — extending from our services to our interactions to our digital presence. The addition of the Recite Me web accessibility and language toolbar to our website will make it accessible and inclusive for as many people as possible. Learn about all Recite Me has to offer so you can use our website in a way that works best for you.

Recite Me Toolbar

Play Audio

Back: Rewind to the previous paragraph of text

Play: Click the Play button to read the text aloud

Forward: Skip forward to the next paragraph of text

Text Options

Decrease: This will decrease the text size

Font: Change the font that displays on the page

Increase: This will increase the text size

Color, Ruler, & Screen Mask

Color: Change the background, text, and link colors

Ruler: Enable the reading ruler to follow a line of text

Screen Mask: Creates a letterbox for focused viewing

Dictionary, Translation, & Magnifier

Dictionary: Click this button and highlight a word to view the definition

Language: Translate text into a different language

Magnifier: Click and drag the magnifying glass to magnify content on the screen

Plain Text, Margins, & Download Audio

Text Mode: Remove images and view in plain text mode

Margins: Change the text dimensions by narrowing the width of the text column

Download Audio: Highlight the desired text and click this button to download the text as an audio file


Settings: Adjust your Recite Me settings

Reset: Restore the default settings

User Guide: View an overview of the Recite Me Toolbar features


Keyboard Shortcuts

TAB | move to the next toolbar button

SHIFT + TAB | go backwards

SPACEBAR | select a button and toggle

CTRL + RIGHT | play next element

CTRL + LEFT | play previous element

CTRL + ALT + P | play the current element

CTRL + ALT + F | show font menu

CTRL + ALT + C | show theme menu

CTRL + R | enable/disable ruler

CTRL + D | enable/disable dictionary

CTRL + L | show translation languages

CTRL + X | enable/disable text-only mode

CTRL + M | show page margin settings

CTRL + SHIFT + O | show/disable settings menu

CTRL + S | save settings

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to download anything to enable Recite Me?

No. Recite Me is cloud-based software so there is no need to install anything on your computer.

How do I launch the Recite Me toolbar?

To launch the Recite Me Web accessibility toolbar you will need to click on the Recite Me button. This will then launch the toolbar, which will appear at the top of the page.

How do I disable the auto-read?

To disable the auto read you need to click on the button marked “Settings”. This will give you a list of 3 functions to choose from. Click on the bottom to the right of the option marked “Autoplay” to disable auto read.

Does Recite Me work across different operating systems and mobile devices?

Yes. The software works on multiple devices and operating systems including Android, iOS, Linux, Mac and Windows.

Can I save my settings?

The Recite Me toolbar uses cookies to save user settings.

How do I change the language?

To change the language of the website that you are viewing you need to select the button marked “Languages”. This will then produce a drop down list of all the languages that Recite translates. Find the language that you want from the list and click on it, the site will then be converted to that language.

How do I create an MP3?

To create an MP3, first turn off the Autoplay option located within the settings button. Highlight the section of text that you wish to create into an MP3. Once highlighted, select the Download Audio button from the toolbar. You will then see a message telling you that you file is being created. Once created, you will see the file appear ready at the bottom of the web page. You can now either listen to the file created or save it to a location of your choice.

How do I turn Recite Me off?

To close the Recite toolbar, simply click on the icon marked “Close” to the right of the toolbar.

To review our Accessibility Statement, please click here.

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