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Convert Text into Speech Using Macros In Excel

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Overview

Did you know that Excel can actually talk? That’s right, we can use Excel Macros to convert text into speech. We can instruct Excel to read text aloud to us!

Make sure your Excel has the Developer Tab enabled following this tutorial.

I explain how you can do this below step by step!

What does it do?

Reads your selection out aloud

Copy Source Code:


'Make sure you have a selection of text
Sub ConvertTextIntoSpeech()

'Hear your words spoken out load!
Selection.Speak

End Sub

Final Result: 

Convert Text into Speech Using Macros In Excel

Exercise Workbook:

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These are our sentences that we want to hear read aloud:

Convert Text into Speech Using Macros In Excel

STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

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STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.

Convert Text into Speech Using Macros In Excel

 

STEP 3: Let us test it out!

Open the sheet containing the data. Go to Developer > Code > Macros

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Make sure your sentences and macro are both selected. Click Run.

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Convert Text into Speech Using Macros In Excel

 

With just one click, you can hear your text being read aloud! Make sure your sounds are turned on 🙂

How to Convert Text into Speech Using Macros In Excel

 

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