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Subject: Re: more on voicing folder names

Re: more on voicing folder names

From: brian hartgen <>
Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 02:09:39 +0100

Cool, thanks. I've just purchased the Kate and Paul voices so we'll see how
it works out.

Brian Hartgen
----- Original Message -----
From: "Aman Singer" <>
To: "'Rockbox'" <>
Sent: Saturday, May 27, 2006 1:59 AM
Subject: RE: more on voicing folder names

> Hi, Brian.
> First, the control panel button does nothing here, either, but is
> intended, I believe, to get you to the speech applet in control panel.
> This
> is the same thing accessible from the control panel itself or by typing
> control speech at a run prompt, so I think it's just there as a
> convenience.
> Secondly, you can, to the best of my knowledge, use any SAPI 5
> capable voice. I use the Neospeech Kate and Paul voices sold with Kurzweil
> but, as I said, you should be able to use any SAPI 5 capable voice. I, for
> example, have two L&H voices as well as the Microsoft Sam, Mike and Mary
> voices here. I would imagine that whatever nextuptech is selling would be
> SAPI 5 capable and, therefore, would work fine with the script.
> Aman
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> On
> Behalf Of brian hartgen
> Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 8:36 PM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: more on voicing folder names
> Hi
> As you will know from yesterday's posts I have managed to use the script
> to
> get my folder names spoken. However I have three further questions if
> anyone
> can please answer them.
> 1. When I am in the initial dialog for choosing the settings, there is a
> button labelled "control panel". When pressing enter on this it does not
> seem to do anything and I wonder please what I am expecting to see when
> this
> button gets activated?
> 2. At the moment my voice labels are being spoken in the Microsoft Mike
> voice which is not great but I can listen to it if I have to. If I were
> to
> purchase Neospeech from
> would I be able to use Neospeech Kate to read the folder names instead?
> Can
> I use any other voices in addition to Neospeech?
> Thanks.
> Brian Hartgen
Received on 2006-05-27

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