Text to Speech

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 20:55:32 BST 2007

On 18/10/2007, Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Thursday 18 October 2007, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > How does one actuate the text to speech function of KDE? The only way
> > that I see is to copy text to Kmouth. Can other KDE apps perform this
> > function? How about non-KDE apps, such as Firefox and Open Office?
> There is also a desktop session service calls KTTSD:
> http://accessibility.kde.org/developer/kttsd/
> Theoretically also useable from non-KDE apps, but somehow they never started
> using DCOP. Will probably change with the transition to D-Bus in the upcoming
> KDE4 series.

Here's hoping...

> > Note that the speech test in Kcontrol works, but Kmouth is silent for
> > me. How can I troubleshoot it? Also, how can I add different voices?
> > Thanks in advance.
> You probably will get better help at the KDE accessibility list
> https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde-accessibility

Thanks, I'm signing up now. With an unusable thumb and failing
eyesight, I should have signed up for that list long ago. :)

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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