Voiceover and repeated characters

macOS & Mac Apps

Would anybody happen to know whether there's a setting I can adjust to change the way Voiceover handles repeated symbols and characters? For instance, typing *** at the moment gives a readout as "star star star", but it would be nice if this could be spoken as "3 stars" instead.



Submitted by Daniel Angus MacDonald on Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Club AppleVis Member


to change the repeated puncuation open VoiceOver utillity, and go to verbodity. within that, go to text tab. spoken with count is what will change VoiceOver to do what you want. personally, I have Valways spoken set.

Submitted by Daniel Angus MacDonald on Sunday, January 10, 2021

Club AppleVis Member

glad it worked. I've been a Mac user since 2009, and every year, theirs new things to learn as major versions are released. I am a public beta tester, and usually I know most if not all changes by the public releases.