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Subject: RE: New User, General Help

RE: New User, General Help

From: Hicks Steven (CORNWALL IT SERVICES) <"Hicks>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 08:03:16 +0100

Sorry, yes I am a totally blind user, sorry for omitting that.
Can you tell me how I can configure Rockbox to spell the names please?

Once again, thanks for your time,


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Dominik Riebeling
Sent: 26 May 2012 22:53
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: New User, General Help

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


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