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Kurzweil 3000 (Windows)

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Kurzweil 3000 is optimized for reading text from any source document file. The best method to use CourseSmart with Kurzweil is via a file-based CourseSmart printout. CourseSmart allows you to print up to 10 pages at a time that can be used as the source for Kurzweil 3000.

To use this method, follow the steps below:

  • Start the Kurzweil 3000 application
  • Use your browser to open a book on your CourseSmart bookshelf and go to the page where you would like to start reading
  • Click on the Print icon within CourseSmart:



  • The print dialog will pre-fill with your current page number. Select the number of pages you wish to print, from 1 to 10, and press “Print”



  • Select the KESI Virtual Printer and then click on Print

     

  • Start reading by pressing the Kurzweil “Play” button in the Kurzweil tool window



  • If you have selected the Unit “Sentence”, you can use the Skip Forward button to skip past the Copyright Watermark



  • Kurzweil will start reading your text and highlighting the words as they are read



  • To review, see: http://youtu.be/6SuVMHrXV9k
  • Some eTextbooks contain text in color which may have insufficient contrast for Kurzweil using the standard settings. Kurzweil can be adjusted to have better success with these books. To see these settings, view: http://youtu.be/gzr0TDzlBWo
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