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Re: Emacspeak doesn't read echo area?



OK, I may be way off base here but...

If I type C-e a Emacspeak will repeat the last message.  If I want to see
a list of messages, there is a message buffer.  HTH

Jim
On Fri, 25 Oct 2013,
Lubos Pintes wrote:

> Interesting. I didn't know this really matters. I thought that it could speak
> every message appearing on echo area -- sighted can see it so I thought that
> we could, perhaps optionally, hear it.
> Dňa 25. 10. 2013 11:42 Dmitri Paduchikh  wrote / napísal(a):
> > There are different mechanisms to display a message in echo area.
> > Emacspeak can install advices to basic functions used to display
> > messages from Lisp such as `signal' or `message' but sometimes this
> > happens at the C level where Emacspeak cannot catch up. It still can
> > check the contents of echo area from post-command-hook - a hook executed
> > after every command. But then how to decide which messages need to be
> > spoken? It's not exactly clear.
> >
> > In the case of undefined keys Emacs rings the bell and you can customize
> > its behavior through ring-bell-function. Like this:
> >
> > (setq ring-bell-function
> >        (lambda ()
> > 	(dtk-stop)
> > 	(emacspeak-auditory-icon 'warn-user)
> > 	(if (memq this-command '(nil undefined))
> > 	    (dtk-speak "undefined key"))))
> >
> > Lubos Pintes wrote:
> >
> > LP> Hi,
> > LP> When for example I press F6 in Emacs while Emacspeak is running, the
> > "<F6>
> > LP> is undefined" message appears in echo area. But Emacspeak doesn't read
> > it.
> > LP> Why?
> > LP> Or this is a misconfiguration on my side/my server?
> > LP> I am on Windows.
> >
>
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