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  Text Tricks and More Text Tricks
Subject:   Read Aloud from Cursor Point
Date:   2006-10-12 08:26:42
From:   Inkling
Unless I've missed it, none of the text editors mentioned here do something I consider a must--the ability to begin reading a text aloud from the cursor point. Only the venerable Tex-Edit Plus does that, which is why I've stuck with it rather than move to the prettier face of TextMate.


Lots of application will start reading from the beginning of a document or read a highlighted block, probably because OS X makes programming that easy. But for spotting typos in a text or for comparing an electronic copy to the original printed version (including code in a book), reading aloud from the cursor point on it a must.


That's the first feature I check when I download a new text editor, and up to now I've been disappointed.


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