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Re: Emacspeak+freetts




well, dtk-initialize prompts the user with a choice of servers
taken from the .servers file. You need to list your freetts
server executable there, and everything should work.

>>>>> "Deepak" == Deepak Thomas <deepakzac@gmail.com> writes:
    Deepak> I am trying to enable some kind of voice-lock support
    Deepak> for the Emacspeakserver for Freetts.I have managed to
    Deepak> support avarage pitch and pitch range changes at the
    Deepak> speech server.I had some queries.
    Deepak> 
    Deepak> 1) how does the pitch range value pr:(something)
    Deepak> correspond to a range.
    Deepak> 
    Deepak> 2)The second problem is the dtk-speak module of
    Deepak> Emacspeak has a function Dtk-initialize() which tries
    Deepak> to execute the speech server located in the servers
    Deepak> directory of Emacspeak using the start-program
    Deepak> method.I have modified a few files , so that the user
    Deepak> can select freetts from within emacspeak.The problem
    Deepak> is that when the Dtk-initialize() is called it
    Deepak> executes a file with the name freetts in the servers
    Deepak> directory.Basically , i run the speech server
    Deepak> manually from the command line , so ideally this step
    Deepak> should not be done.But i'm trying to keep the
    Deepak> modification to emacspeak as less as possible.So i
    Deepak> din't want to change the Dtk-initialize() code.I
    Deepak> created a clone of the dtk-exp speech server program
    Deepak> in TCL and renamed it to Freetts just as a temporary
    Deepak> measure.It works perfectly fine when i'm root but as
    Deepak> a normal user i get the Process speaker not found
    Deepak> message.  I'm sure there is a better way to solve
    Deepak> this problem.
    Deepak> 
    Deepak> I'd love to have your suggestions.Thank you deepak I
    Deepak> am trying to enable some kind of voice-lock support
    Deepak> for the Emacspeakserver for Freetts.I have managed to
    Deepak> support avarage pitch and pitch range changes at the
    Deepak> speech server.I had some queries.<br><br>1) how does
    Deepak> the pitch range value pr:(something) correspond to a
    Deepak> range.  <br><br>2)The second problem is the dtk-speak
    Deepak> module of Emacspeak has a function
    Deepak> Dtk-initialize()<br>which tries to execute the speech
    Deepak> server located in the servers directory of Emacspeak
    Deepak> using the start-program method.I have modified a few
    Deepak> files , so that the user can select freetts from
    Deepak> within emacspeak.The problem is that when the
    Deepak> Dtk-initialize() is called it executes a file with
    Deepak> the name freetts in the servers directory.Basically ,
    Deepak> i run the speech server manually from the command
    Deepak> line&nbsp; , so ideally this step should not be
    Deepak> done.But i'm trying to keep the modification to
    Deepak> emacspeak as less as possible.So i din't want to
    Deepak> change the Dtk-initialize() code.I created a clone of
    Deepak> the dtk-exp speech server program in TCL&nbsp; and
    Deepak> renamed it to Freetts just as a temporary measure.It
    Deepak> works perfectly fine when i'm root but as a normal
    Deepak> user i get the Process speaker not found
    Deepak> message.<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
    Deepak> I'm sure there is a better way to solve this
    Deepak> problem.<br><br>I'd love to have your
    Deepak> suggestions.Thank you<br>deepak&nbsp; <br><br>

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--raman

      
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