||The content can be read aloud
||Focus on the beginning of a paragraph or a sentence and initiate reading with text-to-speech using a feature of the reading system.
||The Show Read Aloud Dialog button is labelled with a speaker symbol. The control that appears offers play/pause, previous and next, settings and close. To exit Read Aloud select the button again.
||Stop and resume reading
||Initiate reading from any point in the book. Stop Read Aloud and note the last read position. Initiate reading again using the Read Aloud feature and check if reading starts at the last read location.
||Pause and resume reading works as expected. If the display has been moved to another place. If the display is scrolled, there is the option to start reading from the top of the currently displayed text, or to recenter on the read aloud focus.
||The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user
||The Read Aloud feature should continue until interrupted by the user, keeping the text being spoken in view.
||The text being spoken is kept in view. The read aloud feature continues below the currently displayed screen and when the end of the currently loaded document is reached, the next document is loaded and reading continue.
||All text should be read in the proper order
||Sample text has been provided below to test the reading order. The Paragraph 2 should be read after Paragraph 1 by the Read Aloud feature. Note that visually Paragraph 2 is placed to the left of Paragraph 1 but it is second in the reading order.
||Change Read Aloud reading speed
||It should be possible to adjust (increase/decrease) the speed of reading.
||The read aloud control bar includes a setting button. This provides for adjusting the read aloud speed. Furthermore, the user can select whether alt text is announced. Some helpful text also informs the user about changing other voice parameters and about the VoiceOver screen reader.
||Text to Speech handles punctuations and document structure appropriately
||When Read Aloud is activated, there should be slight pauses after headings, list items etc., rather than reading as if it is one continuous section of text.
||The text is read aloud as expected.
||Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud
||Check if the Text is emphasised as it is spoken by read aloud.
||A yellow highlight emphasizes the currently spoken paragraph.
||The emphasis or highlight colour can be changed
||Activate Read Aloud feature as described in the previous test. Change the colour of emphasis or visual highlight of the text being read aloud using any feature available in the reading system or the operating system. The users should have a choice of different colours for text highlighting.
||The visual highlighting cannot be customized or turned off.