6 ways to make your Word documents more accessible using TTS readers, captions, links and more

A document that considers accessibility issues will reach a wider audience than one that doesn’t. Here’s how to do that in Microsoft Word.

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You don’t always know your audience so when you’re creating a document for the web or a number of unknown recipients, so you should keep accessibility in mind. In fact, make it a priority if you want the best results. Accessibility isn’t new but it’s not on the average Word user’s mind—not yet. But Microsoft 365 has gone a long way to help make documents more accessible to a wider audience by including text-to-speech technology. In this article, I’ll review three TTS readers and then share a few general guidelines for making Word documents more accessible.

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