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Subject: Re: voice UI step 4 now has talkbox, and more

Re: voice UI step 4 now has talkbox, and more

From: George Styles <>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 23:42:09 -0000


This is very cool, but would it be worth considering making the .dirname.mp3
have a different extension to .mp3?

at the moment I use a dir/s to build playlists etc, and its far easier (at
least under windows) to just include all .mp3 files than to have to exclude
the .dirname.mp3

Maybe if talkbox searched for .dirname.mp3 and also .dirname.tbox (or
something) then everyone would be happy?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rocker" <>
To: "Glenn Ervin at Home" <>; "Rockbox development"
Sent: Saturday, March 27, 2004 11:37 PM
Subject: Re: voice UI step 4 now has talkbox, and more

> Hello Glen and Aman and anyone else who possesses extreme patients.
> right! It's me! Rocker! Likely the most confused Voice UI guy on the
> rockbox list. I need some step by step instructions on how to create and
> make my file names,
> folders etc speak? I prefer the Ad & T method as I think the voice is
> super, however I would use the talkbox patch as well, provided it gives
> accessibility.
> Right now I have the correct daily build along with the updated
> english.voice on my fmr so the voice speaks the folders as "folder 1,
> 2 etc. I'ts time I learned how to create the talking mp3's myself so I
> also help others down the trail, so can one of you message me privately
> the step by step instructions (including a demo of voice allowed software,
> the most up to date downloads) so I can make it happen?
> As always: your help is much appreciated. Send to
> Cheers!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Glenn Ervin at Home" <>
> To: "Rockbox development" <>
> Sent: Saturday, March 27, 2004 1:06 PM
> Subject: Re: voice UI step 4 now has talkbox, and more
> Hi Karl,
> You can use the program Text Aloud, and generate all of the files.
> What I did was to make about 30 files with the same name as the folders,
> except with TXT for an extension.
> You can put whatever you want in the file but you will probably want it to
> be the same as the folder name.
> Then with text aloud, you open all the files you created, and save them to
> multiple files.
> The most time consuming part is to make all the files.
> I can e-mail the program to you, and it will run as a demo until you
> the key.
> Glenn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Karl Tinsley" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, March 27, 2004 1:58 PM
> Subject: Re: voice UI step 4 now has talkbox, and more
> Woohoo -- got it working! I ran the speech api and tts programs, and
> then placed mp3ClipGen.vbs, speak.exe, and lame.exe together in one
> directory. Worked like a charm. Now if we could just get a
> better-sounding voice. I would take Glenn up on his offer to use his att
> voice program (or purchase it for myself), but I can't figure out how to
> automate the generation of all the individual files needed.
> Anyways, what we have works great, and I will now be safer while on the
> road!
> As always, thanks everyone!
> Karl
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Received on 2004-03-28

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