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Acrobat is not reading selected text from Voice Over (MacOS Monterey)

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Sep 18, 2022 Sep 18, 2022

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Hello,

 

I use the Voice Over Accessibility feature on macOS Monterey to select text and then press a keyboard shortcut to have the selected text read the text to me by Siri.

 

I am able to select text in Preview PDF, Chrome PDF, Firefox PDF, Safari PDF and have it read to me using Voice Over.

 

But when I select text and press the keyboard shortcut in Acrobat DC Pro, it starts to read from the beginning and not the selected text.

 

I know Acrobat has a built-in "read" feature, but it starts to read form the beginning of the page rather than the selected text. I prefer to use Voice Over.

 

Could someone explain why this is happening and how I could fix the problem?

 

Thank you,

 

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