Annotate a Word Document (Mac)
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Many times when you receive an online document, you wish that you could provide verbal comments to reinforce written annotations to the writer. This LTA will provide simple instructions on how to include voice comments to an already created document using a PC.
This LTA is geared towards mainstream faculty and staff with little or no technical experience. It is designed as an initial first step in familiarizing faculty with how to create an audio file and insert it into a Word document.
By working through this LTA, the user will be able to create an audio file and embed it in a Word document for voice comments.
Skills required completing the LTA
Users should be comfortable working with a computer and be familiar with the general idea of audio files.
Before you follow these instructions you must have a microphone connected to your computer.
Microsoft Word Voice Annotation in OS X.
1) Open IMovie and create a new movie
2) Click on the Audio Icon
This will show you all available sounds that you have in your ITunes Library. To record your voice, make sure the microphone is working, the sound level bar will be moving.
3) Click on the record button and start talking
4) Click the record button again to stop recording
Your audio recording will be automatically added to your movie?fs timeline.
5) Save your movie
6) Open Microsoft Word
7) Click on Insert Movie
8) Find your movie (In QuickTime format) and click Choose
This will open a big black screen on your Word Document.
9) Resize the screen to the size of an icon.
10) Position it then double-click. It is now embedded into your document.
11) Save your document.