Yes, Microsoft Excel Is Talking to You
By David H. Ringstrom, CPA
- As shown in Figure 2, click the arrow at the end of the Quick Access Toolbar, which typically appears at the top of your Excel screen, above the Office button in Excel 2007 or the File menu in Excel 2010 and later, and then choose More Commands.
- When the Excel Options dialog box appears, choose Commands Not Shown in the Ribbon from the Choose Commands From drop-down list.
- Scroll down the list, click once on Speak Cells, and then click Add. To locate this command more quickly, click once on the <Separator> command at the top of the list, and then press the letter S. This will move you down the list near where Speak Cells appears. You can also skip the Add button by simply double-clicking the Speak Cells Command.
- Add the Speak Cells - Stop Speaking Cells command in the same fashion, and then click OK.
David H. Ringstrom, CPA heads up Accounting Advisors, Inc., an Atlanta-based software and database consulting firm providing training and consulting services nationwide. Contact David at email@example.com or follow him on Twitter. David speaks at conferences about Microsoft Excel, and presents webcasts for several CPE providers, including AccountingWEB partner CPE Link.
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