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Subject: Re: Voice support suggestion

Re: Voice support suggestion

From: Glenn Ervin <GlennErvin_at_cableone.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 19:22:44 -0500

valiant wrote:
> Hi all!
>
> This question is primarily directed towards the blind community, who
> rely on the voice to operate the player.
>
> Would it be helpful if the menu title is spoken when you enter a menu
> which is not directly selected by a menu item?
>
>> "Yes"
>
> My idea is this:
>
> If you press Menu to reach the main menu from the WPS, it would say
> "Main menu", followed by the currently selected menu, for example
> "Files". You then navigate to "Settings" and press SELECT. This time
> it will *not* speak the menu title, because it is obvious that you
> entered that menu, so it will directly speak the first item in the
> settings menu, "Sound Settings".
>
>> "No, I don't like that. It's best to say settings menu. Sound
>> settings.
> Likewise, opening sound settings would say sound settings menu.
> Volume."
>
> Now you leave the Settings menu by pressing Left. This time it will
> say the menu title again, "Main menu", followed by the currently
> selected item, "Settings".
>
>> "This is good, it should always say the menu you are in followed by
>> the
> currently selected item. You could probably easily put a toggle
> switch in there for that so that it won't announce menu titles when
> navigating."
>
> Comments? Suggestions?

* I would like it to speak the item I land on upon entering a menu,
 e.g., if I go into "play selected file first", I don't
want it to say
"play selected file first" along with "yes", I just want it to say "yes".
I am aware of which item I just went into, so that bit of info would be
redundant.
Glenn
Received on 2007-03-23


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