Talking Dictionary is a completely speech enabled software product that does not require a screen reader or any additional software for normal operation. Quick Start: The dictionary can be activated from the start menu or via the desktop shortcut. Definitions: The dictionary will automatically speak out the first definition. Synonyms: To hear the synonymous words, press the F4 key. Speak and Spell: When pressed once, the F1 key is used to speak the word being looked up. Summary: The F2 key can be used to find out how many definitions and synonymous words were found. Verbose Mode: During normal usage the dictionary provides wordy assistance. This is known as verbose mode. Help Mode: The dictionary can explain the meaning of each key (as it is pressed) by pressing Control and F6. Control Echo: When Control Echo is activated the dictionary will speak each key as it is pressed.