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Screenshot Reads web pages from Internet Explorer using Microsoft Agent technology.
It was design in a view to use Internet Explorer (and so keep all your favorites and other features); and not a browser-like using IE activeX component.

It can read elements functions name like link, image, buttons...

You can use all languages specified by microsft speech api.
 
Last Update :   June 14 2002
Version :   1.0
Binaries & Doc : 
Download  IE Reader 44 Kb
Sources : 
Download Sources  Sources v1.0 28 Kb
Compatibility :   Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP with VB6 Runtime and Microsoft Agent Components
License :   Freeware under GPL license
Language :   VB6
Status :   Maintained Only
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Main window
Main window

Warning: only Internet Explorer instances opened with IE Reader will be managed.
In the main window, you can open as many Internet Explorer as you want.
The agent will read the topmost Internet Explorer window. It is automatically attached to the topmost IE each time you change of IE window.
Right click on agent will allows you to access the same windows as the main windowRight click on agent will allows you to access the same windows as the main window

The main window allows you to read clipboard and to make text drag and drop (implementation of Simple Reader)
Web page options (here elements function names are in french)
Web page options (here elements function names are in french)

Agent options allows you to change the agent character (they are located in your windows directory, in the folder msagent/chars/), choose the language voice and language voice options (speed, context ...), and if you want to see ballon containing spoken text
(The agent list is refresh only if you use the browse button)
Voice options
Voice options


Microsoft Agent Components

Notice : agent are still supported by Windows 7 !!! For this you need to install a specific hotfix.
For more informations see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969168
If you don t find Hotfix on Microsft website (very hard to find, are they trying to hide them ?), you can download them locally
MsAgent for 7 x86
MsAgent for 7 x64
You can use the following alternative too : Double agent is an open source project for adding support to Microsoft Agents on windows 7 http://doubleagent.sourceforge.net/

To add language/voice, download and install
   - The language component: (no more supported since Vista)
   - The corresponding text-to-speech engine: (Still supported by Seven)

System Requirements for all Windows :
   - At least one Character (.acs file):
Other agents can be found at http://www.msagentring.org/chars.aspx



System Requirements for 7 :
MS Agent control http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969168
If you don t find Hotfix on Microsft website, you can download them locally
MsAgent for 7 x86
MsAgent for 7 x64

Specific System Requirements for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP users :
   - SAPI runtime support
    [Mirror]

Specific System Requirements for Windows 95/98/NT 4.0 users :
   - Internet Explorer 4.0 or Above
   - MS Agent 2.0 Control     [Mirror]
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  - In the "Agent options" window, the agent list is refresh only if you use the browse button.
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