The Caption Panel of VoiceOver lets a sighted person follow what a person who has a visual impairment is doing while he or she works with VoiceOver.

  1. Choose Apple, System Preferences, Universal Access.
  2. System Preferences window with Universal Access highlighted.

  3. In the Seeing Pane, select Open VoiceOver utility to open the VoiceOver preferences window.
  4. Seeing

  5. Under the Visuals category, choose the Caption Panel tab and make sure the box next to “Show caption panel” is selected.
  6. Show caption panel option selected i Caption Panel tab of the Visuals pane.

  7. Use the sliders in the Caption Panel window to adjust the Caption Panel settings such as the font size, the number of rows or the amount of transparency.
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