GWKB2051 : Reading the Slide Show in PowerPoint 2013

Product: Window-Eyes
Author: Jeremy Curry
Date Added: 01/10/2014
Last Modified: 01/10/2014

Symptom: After pressing F5 to start the Slide Show in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, the slide content is not spoken.

Solution:  When the Slide Show starts, press Control-Shift-A to turn on Browse Mode.  To read the slide you are currently on, press Insert-Backslash after you have pressed Control-Shift-A.  Once Browse Mode has been enabled, all slides will be read while in the Slide Show and keyboard navigation is also enabled for elements in the slide.