Speech Notifier Plug-in
The Speech plug-in is displayed when you choose Speech in the
Notifier Kind pop-up menu in the Notifier Info pane.
- Insert variable
Variables are markers in the text that are replaced by another
value when a filter, notifier or service is used. Use this menu to
choose from the available variables. When one is chosen, it is
inserted at the insertion point, or replaces the selected text. Refer
to the Notifier Variables page for descriptions of the available variables.
- Text field
Enter the text to speak when this notifier is used. You can
insert variables like those shown between braces. See the
variable item above, or expert users can type them directly.
This is the list of available voices. Each voice has certain
qualities, which can be varied by the following controls. Some are
high-quality, human-sounding voices, while others are more mechanical
This slider controls the speed of the speech. It can be dragged
back and forth; dragging to the left will slow the speech down, while
dragging to the right will speed it up.
The pitch slider controls how high- or low-sounding the voice
is. Again, dragging to the left will lower the pitch, and dragging to
the right will raise it.
This slider controls the amount of variation in the voice. When
dragged all the way to the left, the voice is robotic-sounding, with
no pitch variations. When dragged all the way to the right, it sounds
rather excitable, with lots of variations. Positions between those
extremes gives proportionate degrees of pitch variation.
The volume slider controls how loud the voice is. The default
is all the way to the right, which represents the normal volume.
Dragging the slider to the left will make the voice quieter, like it
Click this button to listen to the entered text using the
current voice settings.
- Standard Settings
This button will reset the four sliders to the default
positions for this voice. Useful if you are experimenting and want to
reset things to normal.
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Dernière mise à jour le 7 août 2015