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RE: Emacspeak with Eflite



Usually C-e d 1 (or 2 etc.) or the C-e d r (250 etc.) change the speech rate,
But I'm also sometimes experience weird eflite behavior such as slowed down
speech when I'm in a certain buffer or doing a certain task.

Barak
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kalyan K. Mukherjea [mailto:kalyan@isical.ac.in]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 8:12 AM
> To: Emacspeak List
> Subject: Emacspeak with Eflite
> 
> 
> Hello all,
> Last evening I finally got Emacspeak working with Flite as the speech 
> synthesiser and Eflite as the interface.
> I used the script emacspeak-eflite which comes with Robert Chassles' 
> "Introducing-Emacspeak". 
> 
> NOW FOR  THE PROBLEM:
> After installing flite I tested it out with:
> $flite "This is a test"
> and it read out the message in clear, measured tones. After running 
> ./configure and make on flite, I did 
> $make test
> and once again the rendition to speech was good.
> However when I run emacspeak-eflite,
> the speech synthesiser reads _everything_
> appearing in the modeline at break neck speed. I took the 
> suggestion of 
> trying C-e C-h and it proceeded to read out"Emacspeak is a 
> compiled Lisp 
> function ..." again at a frenetic rate. How does one slow 
> this down? I 
> noticed that "character echo" works nicely, so at least 
> editing errors 
> will now be minimal --- a great boon. But I would like the reading 
> facility to be useful also.
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> Kalyan
> 
> PS: I am using flite-1.2, eflite-0.3.7 with emacspeak-17.
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