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Subject: Re: New User, General Help

Re: New User, General Help

From: Dominik Riebeling <>
Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 23:53:21 +0200

On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 9:47 AM, Hicks Steven (CORNWALL IT SERVICES)
<> wrote:
> The problem is that if I go in to the files option, Rockbox seems to stop
> talking the menu names when I navigate around.

You haven't mentioned this but it seems to me that you are a blind
user. I'm going to assume that for now.

When entering what you call "file option" you actually open a file
browser. Rockbox uses pre-rendered clips for speaking text. The voice
file is the file holding these clips for the menus. Since we cannot
know the names of the files and folders on your player it's not
possible to include those in the voice file (there are also further
technical reasons why speaking file entries work differently, I'm not
going into details here).

If you want Rockbox to speak entries in the file browser you need to
create so-called "talk clips". You can use Rockbox Utility for
creating those. Alternatively you can also configure Rockbox to spell
the entries.

> I have placed one .MP3 album in the route of the device in the music folder
> by connecting it to my PC with the usb cable, am I missing something here?

Yes, you missed reading up in the manual on how you configure voice:

 - Dominik
Received on 2012-05-26

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