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Subject: Re: my box rocks!, not second test of link to post
From: Brian Wolven (brian.wolven_at_verizon.net)
Date: 2004-09-01


Brian Wolven wrote:

> <ch1rem$v13$1_at_sea.gmane.org>

...but he obviously wasn't paying attention when he did it. =)

In any case, what I was trying to point out was the info orginally
posted by Aman Singer regarding the additional speech options available
with rockbox - speaking of folder names, etc. I'll just insert the
relevant material here, and suggest that you also look at the following
links:

http://rockbox.haxx.se/twiki/bin/view/Main/BlindFAQ

... and here are Aman's notes on getting folder names spoken:

If you want your directory names spoken as words, rather than spelled
or given numbers, you need to know that rockbox doesn't have any TTS
capabilities. It wants to see a file called '_dirname.talk' in the
folder. That _dirname file contains the name of the folder in MP3
format. One of the rockbox programmers has released a script to create
these _dirname.talk files automatically see

   http://joerg.hohensohn.bei.t-online.de/archos/speech/mp3ClipGen.vbs

to get that script and

   http://www.mp3-tech.org/software/encoders/lamewin32.exe

to get the lame executable which it requires. Install lame, copy
lame.exe and the mp3clipgen.vbs script you get from the first link
above to the same directory, then run the mp3clipgen.vbs script. You
will be asked to enter the folder where all your music is stored.
Enter the path to your jukebox (make sure it's connected). That is, if
your jukebox is drive letter J:, enter 'j:\' and hit enter. The script
should, in a few minutes, give you a success message.

Disconnect the jukebox and reboot it as usual. You'll need to set the
voice directories option alluded to above to while hovering or on
enter, depending on whether you want your directories spoken when you
enter them with play or right arrow, or as you hover over them.

To get names or numbers spelled or spoken for your files, you need
only set the "voice files" option in the voice submenu of the general
settings submenu off the main menu to either spell or numbers. Your
files, as you go through them with the arrows, will either have their
names spelled or numbers spoken for them.

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