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Subject: Re: voice labelling folders

Re: voice labelling folders

From: Brian Hartgen <brian_at_hartgen.org>
Date: 2006-05-26

Hi again Aman

OK, I extracted the files into a folder, then ran the file you suggested. I
get the following error:
Error
A Runtime Error has occurred.
Do you wish to Debug?
Line: 97
Error: ActiveX component can't create object: 'Scripting.FileSystemObject'
 Yes No

I select "no", then indeed I can tab through the options. I specify the
path of the folder I wish to create a label for. Then, when I select the
"start voicebox" button, I get this error.
Error
A Runtime Error has occurred.
Do you wish to Debug?
Line: 267
Error: Library not registered.
 Yes No

Any suggestions please?

Brian Hartgen

MSN: brian@hartgen.org
SKYPE: brianhartgen
SKYPE IN UK: 0208-133-7186
SKYPE IN US: 213-985-3581
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Hartgen" <brian@hartgen.org>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 6:02 PM
Subject: Re: voice labelling folders

> Hi Aman
>
> This sounds very straightforward. Do you have to specify the speech
> engine which will voice the files in some way?
>
> Thanks a lot for this.
>
>
> Brian Hartgen
>
> MSN: brian@hartgen.org
> SKYPE: brianhartgen
> SKYPE IN UK: 0208-133-7186
> SKYPE IN US: 213-985-3581
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Aman Singer" <aman@asinger.net>
> To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 5:18 PM
> Subject: RE: voice labelling folders
>
>
>> Hi, Brian.
>> The simplest way I've found is to use the HTA file included in the
>> script zip file. Uncompress the zip file, launch
>> voiceBox.hta
>> and tab around. You'll first find some links, one to the lame
>> encoder which you should have downloaded already as per the instructions,
>> one to the rockbox site, and so on. You should, after a few tabs, get to
>> a
>> bunch of checkboxes. Voice folders, voice files, and so on. After having
>> set
>> these to your liking, you can continue tabbing and eventually get to an
>> edit
>> box where you can enter the path to your iriver, or, if you only want the
>> contents of a certain directory voiced, the path to that particular
>> directory. You can, instead of entering the path here, tab once to the
>> browse button and browse to your iriver or the folder on your iriver.
>> Once
>> you have the info in the box, whether through the path or through the
>> browse
>> button, tab to "run voicebox" and hit enter. That should do it. There are
>> no
>> progress indications, but there is an indication when the thing finishes
>> and
>> a voicebox.log file is created in the directory the .hta file is in, so
>> you
>> can monitor through that if you're so inclined.
>> HTH.
>> Aman
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
>> On
>> Behalf Of Brian Hartgen
>> Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 11:44 AM
>> To: Rockbox
>> Subject: voice labelling folders
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> I would really like to make it possible to use the script available to
>> get
>> the folder names to speak on my iRiver using Rockbox.
>>
>> I have been manually recording myself the names of albums and saving as
>> an
>> MP3 file with the name _dirname.talk. However with so many albums on my
>> iRiver now I would really like to use the script to generate the files.
>>
>> I am visually impaired and have read the instructions relating to
>> dragging
>> and dropping items "onto the script" which to be honest did not make any
>> sense to me I am afraid and I thought I was quite good at using computer
>> technology (smile)! No disrespect intended but I just did not understand
>> it.
>>
>> If there are any visually impaired people who have done this and who
>> would
>> be willing to write to me and let me know what the simpplest way is of
>> getting my folders labelled in this way using text to speech, that would
>> be
>> great.
>>
>> Thank you very much.
>>
>> Brian Hartgen
>>
>> MSN: brian@hartgen.org
>> SKYPE: brianhartgen
>> SKYPE IN UK: 0208-133-7186
>> SKYPE IN US: 213-985-3581
>>
>>
>>
>
>
Received on Fri May 26 19:15:20 2006


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