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Re: Changing auditory icons



On Sun, May 16, 1999 at 09:19:22PM +0000, Nolan Darilek wrote:
> While I do think they are very helpful, I do have a minor issue. I
> have a SBLive and a good speaker system. The existing icons don't
> sound so great on this system; I usually hear lots of rough buzzing
> and such. I'd like to replace the .au files with waves, if possible. I
> realize I could probably copy waves over the .au files and keep the
> names the same, but this is ugly. I would really like to be able to
> somehow rebind the auditory icons to new sound files. Is this
> possible?

Jim Van Zandt noticed a similar problem with .au files when using the play
script which comes with emacspeak.  One way you may be able to solve this
without converting sound files and changing auditory icon bindings is to
install sox and adjust the EMACSPEAK_PLAY_PROGRAM variable to point to the
play script that comes with sox.  Packages for sox are available for both
the Debian and Red Hat Linux distributions.  The sox home page is at:

http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/cbagwell/sox.html

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