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Subject: Re: Some newbie questions concerning the Ipod video

Re: Some newbie questions concerning the Ipod video

From: Woody Anna Dresner <>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 21:46:44 -1000

At 05:10 PM 2/12/2008, Celeste wrote:
>1. In the Rockbox manual, it says that the WPS (while Playing Screen) has
>certain components to it, such as album name, song name, artist name, track
>time and time elapsed. Is there a way to get Rockbox to speak these
>components as well? If so, can someone let me know how I can do that?

There is currently no way to do this in the builds available from
Rockbox. Daniel Dalton is working with someone on this, so it should
be available eventually, but unless you want to get into putting
together custom builds of Rockbox, you'll need to wait.

>2. I downloaded the voicebox program from the voice howto section of the
>wiki, in order for Rockbox to speak out the filenames and directory names.
>It does work wonderfully, my problem with it though is, it recorded the
>clips in Microsoft Sam. I have a variety of text to speech voices, such as
>ScanSoft voices, Neospeech voices and the like, and I would like to use one
>of them. There was a little blurb in the readme about setting the script up
>so you could use other voices but I really didn't understand what it said,
>or how to do it, so if someone could help I'd appreciate it greatly.

There are great directions for using VoiceBox at

>3. Earlier in the day today, someone mentioned they had an Ipod video and I
>think he said he had it to where his would beep when he made a keystroke or
>something. Can you let me know how I can set mine to beep as well?

Go to Settings on the Main Menu, choose General, then Playback. One
of the choices is Beep Volume.

I hope this helps.

Received on 2008-02-13

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