1. Joined : Jun 2015
    Florida
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    64-bit Windows 10 Home ver.1607
       3 Weeks Ago #1

    Word 2010 speak selected text limit?


    I often use MS Word 2010's "speak selected text" feature to help edit portions of the text I write. The highlighted text plays back fine, but sometimes it just stops after a few hundred words, even though I've highlighted more text. Is there a limitation to the amount of text that can be played back at a time? Is that why playback just stops? Thanks.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,089
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #2

    The limit is 4096 characters, including spaces. Note that paragraph and page breaks are counted as one character included in max amount of characters. Limit is the same in Word 2010, 2013 and 2016

    In English text that translates to roughly 700 to 800 words, about 1 to 1 pages (default Calibri 11pt font).

    Kari
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    Florida
    Posts : 211
    64-bit Windows 10 Home ver.1607
       3 Weeks Ago #3

    Thank you, Kari.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,089
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #4

    You are welcome.
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