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Re: Speech synthesis in Mathematica 6

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  • Subject: [mg90000] Re: Speech synthesis in Mathematica 6
  • From: magma <maderri2 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 04:41:32 -0400 (EDT)
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On Jun 25, 12:28 pm, ragfield <ragfi... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jun 24, 2:30 am, ragfield <ragfi... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Jun 23, 1:53 am, magma <mader... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > Does anybody know how to make Mathematica use other (third party maybe) =
> voices
> > > present in the OS?
>
> > There is no way to do this in Mathematica 6.0.
>
> I should clarify.  There is no way to do this directly in Mathematica
> 6.0.  Mathematica 6.0 will always use the default system voice.  You
> can change the default voice for your system and Mathematica should
> pick that up (possibly after quitting).  On Mac this setting is in
> System Preferences > Speech > Text to Speech > System Voice.  The
> setting is in the Control Panel > Speech on Windows XP or Control
> Panel > Text to Speech on Windows Vista.
>
> -Rob

Wow!, Great tip!
Now Mathematica can speak with my favourite female voice.

Does WRI plan to support voice synthesis and maybe recognition in the
near future?



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