Voice selection for Excel text to voice

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While Microsoft Word has the full selection of voices installed in the Settings app available to it for its Read Aloud function, Excel does not. The old Control Panel has a much more limited list of voice and it is only these that are available for the Excel Speak Cells function. Is there a way to make the full set of voices available to Excel, or alternatively add more to the Control Panel ? I am looking for Portuguese (Portugal) to be read by a Portuguese voice. Many thanks for all thoughts.

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The solution is posted here https://winaero.com/unlock-extra-voices-windows-10/  This will add your selected voice to the control panel's voices. There may be other references to the registry key, so select the right one.