Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: VoiceBox script punctuation
Re: VoiceBox script punctuation
From: Brian Wolven <brian.wolven_at_verizon.net>
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 20:56:43 -0500
Brian Wolven wrote:
> Maynframe wrote:
>> Hi, listers,
>> The VoiceBox script worked beautifully. My question is there a way to
>> dashes and underscores silenced? Many of my song title words are
>> by dashes or underscores rather than spaces and it gets a little
>> annoying to
>> A underscore Hard underscore Rain's underscore A underscore Gonna
> I can revise the script to remove some (or all) punctuation from the
> voiced names, replacing it with spaces in the voiced text strings.
> AFAICT (based on my quick test), underscores are the only things that
> the MS speech synthesizer will actually say out loud. Periods, commas,
> question marks, semicolons and dashes just produce a pause (if anything
> at all) in the speech.
I take that back - if the punctuation marks are part of a continuous
string of characters - without white space - then they *are* spoken. If
written in what would be a normal "sentence" format, then they are silent.
Received on 2005-02-28