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Re: PC speaker beeps and default speech rate

For the speech rate command (CONTROL-e d r <number>) each of the
speech servers I wrote expects a speed in words per minute, which it
translates to the corresponding code.  (Each speech device has its own
set of speed codes.)  Of course, that translation might be a bit off.

		     - Jim Van Zandt

>From: "Thomas Ward" <slingshooter@valkyrie.net>
>Cc: <emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu>
>Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 05:30:38 -0400
>Hi, I am not absolutely sure, but I believe emacspeak measures speed between
>1 and 100. That has been the case at least in my experiences, but someone
>else is free to correct me if I am wrong.
>Try setting the rate to 80 and see if your speed is speaded up. If so Then,
>that is how your Emacspeak server operates.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Darragh <digytek@eircom.net>
>To: <emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu>
>Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 4:44 AM
>Subject: PC speaker beeps and default speech rate
>> Hello all,
>> I'm just configuring emacspeak now and have two questions to ask.  I have
>> the auditory icons set up but the PC speaker still beeps.  How can I turn
>> this off when I'm in emacspeak?  Also, I've being trying to speed up my
>> synthesizer.  I've added the line (setq apollo-default-speech-rate 500) to
>> my /home/darragh/.emacs file but nothing happens.  Can any one help?
>> Thanks
>> Darragh

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