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Using the Reading Guide Feature in Helperbird
The Reading Guide feature in Helperbird helps you focus on the text you're reading by providing a solid bar that follows your cursor. This can be particularly helpful for users with dyslexia or anyone who wants to improve their focus while reading online content.
Step 1: Click on the Helperbird extension icon to open the menu.
Step 2: Utilize the search bar at the top of the menu to find the 'Reading Guide' option quickly.
Step 3: Toggle the switch next to 'Reading Guide' to turn it on.
Step 4: Once activated, a solid bar appears on the screen that tracks with your cursor, helping to guide your eyes through the text.
Customizing the Height of the Reading Guide
Step 1: Activate the Reading Guide by toggling it on.
Step 2: Click on the 'Settings' button within the Reading Guide section.
Step 3: Find the 'Height' slider in the settings modal that appears.
Step 4: Drag the slider left or right to decrease or increase the height of the guide bar, respectively.
Customizing the Width of the Reading Guide
Step 1: With the Reading Guide active, open the 'Settings' modal.
Step 2: Look for the 'Width' slider.
Step 3: Adjust the slider to set how wide you want the guide bar to extend across your screen.
Changing the Color of the Reading Guide
Step 1: Ensure the Reading Guide feature is enabled and open its settings.
Step 2: Scroll to the 'Color' section.
Step 3: Select your preferred color by clicking on one of the color circles to change the guide bar's color.
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Need more help?
If you encounter any issues with the activation process, please contact the Helperbird support team for assistance.