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can be more than a simple word processor. You can add sound files
such as CD tracks, mp3 files, and
First, a word about Microsoft Sound Recorder. This program is a utility that is installed with any standard Windows installation. You can find the Sound Recorder by clicking on Start… Programs… Accessories… Entertainment… Sound Recorder. Go ahead – check it out – see if it’s there. It records sound in .wav format.
Of course, you do need a microphone to make your recording. Most laptop computers have built-in microphones. Desktop computers usually do not have built-in mics – so you need either a headphone with a boom mic, or just a standard computer microphone. They are available from any electronics store of some department stores,
OK – there are 2 ways to add sound to a Word document. The first method will embed the sound file into your document. The second method makes a link to the sound file that you create separately. In this 2nd method, the sound file is not embedded into the Word file, but rather, a link is created in the Word file which activates the sound file which is on your hard drive.
Follow the steps for each method.
That’s it – you have sound embedded in your file. Just double click on it to hear the sound.
This time we will record a sound, save it on the hard drive, and then add that sound to the document using a hyperlink. Follow these steps:
That’s it - the text that you selected becomes a hyperlink. To activate the link, hold down the Control key and click on the link to hear your sound.
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