Am I being dumb or is there no way to assign a shortcut to switch activities for VO on Mac?

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Hey,

So putting together an activity for proofing documents. Including things like "Say all punctuation", changing speed and so on. My desire is to have a keyboard commander to toggle this on and off rather than have it tied to a specific app. I use several apps, Scrivener to create, Ulysses to pick out errors and BiWord to read the final document, all of which I also use in other ways.

I looked, but couldn't find a means to invoke the activity or toggle it with keyboard commanders. Does anyone have an idea how to accomplish this?

Thanks

O

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Submitted by Pildain on Monday, July 27, 2020

Hi.
It isn't possible to create a command for a specific activity. You only can go to the activity selector with vo+X or go to the previous activity with vo+X twice. If you only have 2 activities it can be used as a toggle command.
Greetings.

Submitted by Oliver Kennett on Monday, July 27, 2020

Thanks for this. Much better.

O