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    Internet Explorer reader bookmarklet...

    Here's a handy IE-only bookmarklet...

    Download the attached file, rename it read.html and open it. Drag the "read" link onto your Favorites|Links toolbar, and acknowlege the warning dialog. Then, from anyone's page, click the "read" bookmarklet and read along with it.

    My basic premise is that vowels and digits make for a place to pause momentarily (90ms) during reading. If it reads too fast or slow, you can adust the delay factor accordingly.

    I haven't tested this on other browsers yet.
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    And what use could this have?
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    It's an "autoscroller" for web pages!

    Originally posted by shlagish
    And what use could this have?
    Once invoked, it allows hands free reading of any web page. But perhaps more importantly, it gives visual clues about the html layout of complex pages. It can be used to understand a nonintuitive page layout. Ideally, it should not reveal any surprises! In my opinion, the best layout flows exactly the way readers actually move their eyes to view a page.

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    Internet Explorer Reader bookmarklet updated!

    I updated my reader bookmarklet for IE 6, and edited the first post in this thread accordingly (new read.txt file).

    Now it reads along starting at the selected text (or the page top, if no text is selected).

    Enjoy!

    :ca_redwards.

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    That's pretty damn cool. Nice job.
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