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Re: persistent auditory icon player setting



Gary --
Thanks for catching the fact that emacspeak-aumix didn't
appear under group emacspeak --I just fixed that.
>>>>> "Jerry" == Jerry Sievers <jerry@jerrysievers.com> writes:

    Jerry> thanks raman.  you are indeed correct that i am
    Jerry> running outloud and also i do use the
    Jerry> soundblaster-live card which is multi channel
    Jerry> capable.

    Jerry> so i went ahead and customized for this and the
    Jerry> icons seem to be working correctly now.

    Jerry> i'd like to call attention to one detail however
    Jerry> that i think lead to my confusion.

    Jerry> this is, that the emacspeak-aumix customization
    Jerry> group does not seem to be a child of group
    Jerry> emacspeak.

    Jerry> in other words, i had to call it explicitly.  it
    Jerry> was not found by a thorough browse down from the
    Jerry> main emacspeak custom buffer.

    Jerry> have a great week.


    >> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 18:20:51 -0800
    >> Cc: emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu
>From: "T. V. Raman" <raman@cs.cornell.edu>
>Reply-to: raman@cs.cornell.edu
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>1) Please do not use private email for questions --if I
>answer them privately it helps you and no one else.
>--see "Asking Questions The Smart Way"--
>
>2) Answering questions like this would be easier if you
>specified your environment e.g. what TTS etc rather than
>leaving it to me to guess.
>
>My best guess at what is happening here is that you're using
>ViaVoice TTS -- in this case, use wave auditory icons only
>if your soundcard is multichannel capable.
>
>If it indeed is, customize emacspeak and let it know of this
>fact, otherwise emacspeak *will* switch to midi icons 
>if you're using ViaVoice  TTS --
>if you try to use Viavoice TTS and wave auditory icons on a
>soundcard that is not multichannel capable the speech will
>die a horrible death.
>
>
>p.s. the bit about aliasing below is a red-herring and not
>relevant to your problem.
>
>>>>>> "Jerry" == Jerry Sievers <jerry@jerrysievers.com> writes:
>
>    Jerry> hi raman.  i proceeded to use custom to set the
>    Jerry> icon player and arranged to have this loaded at
>    Jerry> startup.  in fact, i had already done this prior
>    Jerry> to posting but forgotten.
>
>    Jerry> but, to no avail.
>
>    Jerry> each time icons are toggled on, the player
>    Jerry> function is reset to emacspeak-midi-icon.
>
>    Jerry> i noticed that this is an alias for something
>    Jerry> like emacspeak-play-midi-icon.
>
>    Jerry> went ahead and re aliased this to
>    Jerry> emacspeak-play-auditory-icon.  of course, i don't
>    Jerry> like this solution.
>
>    Jerry> am i loading the customized settings the wrong
>    Jerry> way or out of order?
>
>    Jerry> i run emacspeak by entering emacspeak on the
>    Jerry> shell command line immediatly after login.  the
>    Jerry> command to load the file of customizations is in
>    Jerry> the dot emacs file.
>
>    Jerry> also noticed that a custom setting, for example a
>    Jerry> change in outloud default speech rate is not
>    Jerry> effective till the first manual tts-restart.
>
>    Jerry> thanks.
>
>
>    >> Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 08:08:33 -0800 Cc:
>    >> emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu From: "T. V. Raman"
>    >> <raman@cs.cornell.edu> Reply-to: raman@cs.cornell.edu
>    >> 
>    >> use the customize interface to set such things.  M-x
>    >> customize-group ret emacspeak
>    >>>>>>> "Jerry" == Jerry Sievers
>    >>>>>>> <jerry@jerrysievers.com> writes:
>    >>
>    Jerry> hello.  i just got RedHat 7 running and
>    Jerry> immediatly installed emacspeak 15 with no
>    Jerry> difficulty.
>    >>
>    Jerry> great job raman!
>    >>
>    Jerry> my problem is that i have to set auditory icon
>    Jerry> player to emacspeak-play-auditory-icon before
>    Jerry> hearing the icons.  i tested all four of the
>    Jerry> options like midi, native etc. and that one is
>    Jerry> the only one that works with my machine.
>    >>
>    Jerry> what puzzles me though, is that if i toggle
>    Jerry> auditory icons off in a buffer, then on again, i
>    Jerry> have to reset the player again also.
>    >>
>    Jerry> took a look at emacspeak-customize but, if
>    Jerry> setting these defaults is in there, i missed it.
>    >>
>    Jerry> so, how do you set the global default icon player
>    Jerry> and also globally enable icon playing?
>    >>
>    Jerry> took a look around in emacspeak-sounds.el without
>    Jerry> learning what i'm doing wrong.
>    >>
>    Jerry> thanks.
>    >>
>    Jerry> --
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>    >> Best Regards, --raman
>    >> 
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>--raman
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