Quick Tip: How to Disable "One Row Added" Announcements on macOS

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Anyone who has used a Mac for any length of time will be familiar with VoiceOver's "one row added" announcements which are heard when a new row is added to a table. Many have found these announcements to be verbose in the extreme, and have asked Apple to make other options available. With the release of macOS Sierra, it is now possible to modify, or completely disable these announcements. In this quick tip, Jamie Pauls takes us through the various options now available, and shows us how to make the desired changes. He also tells us why he prefers one option in particular.