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vrf Text To Speech

Question asked by warren.pickles on Feb 23, 2005
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"><HTML><HEAD><META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"><TITLE>RE: [vrf] Text To Speech (was: Playing WAV or other sound files w ith VEE)</TITLE><META content="MSHTML 6.00.2800.1479" name=GENERATOR></HEAD><BODY><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=125131814-24022005>I tried that - same error.  Also tried running regsvr32 on c:windowsspeechvtext.dll.  No luck.  Maybe I've got the wrong version of this dll - I have 4.0.4.2512</SPAN></FONT></DIV><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=125131814-24022005>(Got the name of this dll from the ActiveX Automation References box in VEE - when you select Microsoft Voice Text it comes up at the bottom.)</SPAN></FONT></DIV><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=125131814-24022005>I'm using VEE 6.2 on Windows XP.</SPAN></FONT></DIV><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=125131814-24022005></SPAN></FONT><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=125131814-24022005></SPAN></FONT> </DIV><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=125131814-24022005>Warren</SPAN></FONT></DIV><BLOCKQUOTE dir=ltr style="MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">  <DIV class=OutlookMessageHeader dir=ltr align=left><FONT face=Tahoma   size=2>-----Original Message-----<BR><B>From:</B> Drago, William @NARDAEAST   [mailto:William.Drago@L-3com.com]<BR><B>Sent:</B> 24 February 2005   14:15<BR><B>To:</B> VRF<BR><B>Subject:</B> RE: [vrf] Text To   Speech<BR><BR></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Verdana color=#000080><SPAN class=092190914-24022005>Try:   Device -> ActiveX Automation References. Then check the "Voice Text Object   Library" box.</SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Verdana color=#000080><SPAN   class=092190914-24022005></SPAN></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Verdana color=#000080><SPAN   class=092190914-24022005>-Bill</SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Verdana color=#000080><SPAN   class=092190914-24022005></SPAN></FONT> </DIV>  <BLOCKQUOTE   style="PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000080 2px solid">    <DIV class=OutlookMessageHeader dir=ltr align=left><FONT face=Tahoma     size=2>-----Original Message-----<BR><B>From:</B> Pickles, Warren     [mailto:Warren.Pickles@tycoelectronics.com]<BR><B>Sent:</B> Thursday,     February 24, 2005 8:59 AM<BR><B>To:</B> VRF<BR><B>Subject:</B> RE: [vrf]     Text To Speech<BR><BR></FONT></DIV>    <DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN     class=735415213-24022005>Thanks Bill, must have missed that one.      </SPAN></FONT></DIV>    <DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=735415213-24022005>I     get an error:</SPAN></FONT></DIV>    <DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN class=735415213-24022005>An     ActiveX object returned an error during Execution of method     "Register"</SPAN></FONT></DIV>    <DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN     class=735415213-24022005>ActiveX object: "Unspecified" returned error code:     0x0 (0)</SPAN></FONT></DIV>    <DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN     class=735415213-24022005>... in the Talker.Register("","whatever")     formula.</SPAN></FONT></DIV>    <DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN     class=735415213-24022005></SPAN></FONT> </DIV>    <DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN     class=735415213-24022005>Regards,</SPAN></FONT></DIV>    <DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN     class=735415213-24022005>Warren</SPAN></FONT></DIV>    <BLOCKQUOTE dir=ltr style="MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">      <DIV class=OutlookMessageHeader dir=ltr align=left><FONT face=Tahoma       size=2>-----Original Message-----<BR><B>From:</B> Drago, William       @NARDAEAST [mailto:William.Drago@L-3com.com]<BR><B>Sent:</B> 24 February       2005 13:30<BR><B>To:</B> VRF<BR><B>Subject:</B> RE: [vrf] Text To Speech       (was: Playing WAV or other sound files w ith VEE)<BR><BR></FONT></DIV>      <P><FONT size=2>All,</FONT> </P>      <P><FONT size=2>From the way this thread has evolved it looks like no one       saw my post on this subject.</FONT> </P>      <P><FONT size=2>For those of you who missed it, here it is again.</FONT>       </P>      <P><FONT size=2>For those of you who saw it and would rather play another       way, I apologize for the redundancy.</FONT> </P>      <P><FONT size=2>The attached converts a text string to voice using the       Microsoft "Voice Text Object Library"</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>ActiceX       Automation Reference.</FONT> </P>      <P><FONT size=2>-Bill</FONT> </P>      <P><FONT size=2>> -----Original Message-----</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> From: Pickles, Warren [<A       href="mailto:Warren.Pickles@tycoelectronics.com">mailto:Warren.Pickles@tycoelectronics.com</A>]</FONT>       <BR><FONT size=2>> Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 3:48 AM</FONT>       <BR><FONT size=2>> To: VRF</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> Subject: RE:       [vrf] Text To Speech (was: Playing WAV or other </FONT><BR><FONT       size=2>> sound files</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> w ith VEE)</FONT>       <BR><FONT size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT       size=2>> I still can't get SpeakToMe.vee working, even with an OK       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> button.  No errors</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> or anything, just no sound.  Giving up on it for       now.</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>>       Incidentally, while playing around trying to find another way of       doing</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> text-to-speech, under "ActiveX       Automation References" I found </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>>       "Microsoft</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> Speech Object Library".        Sounds promising, but I've no idea </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> how to use       it</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> and can't find any docs on the MS       website.  Anyone got any </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> experience       /</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> examples with this?</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> Warren</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>>       -----Original Message-----</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> From: Nick Evans       [<A       href="mailto:nick@genesysibs.com">mailto:nick@genesysibs.com</A>]</FONT>       <BR><FONT size=2>> Sent: 23 February 2005 10:32</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> To: VRF</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> Subject: RE: [vrf]       Playing WAV or other sound files with VEE</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> It didn't run on       my laptop either until I added a "confirm </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> ok"       button after</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> the "speak" formula.  I       guess the confirm ok button gives it </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> time to       work</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> before vee ends the process (ie it runs       until you press the </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> ok button).</FONT>       <BR><FONT size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> nick</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> -----Original Message-----</FONT>       <BR><FONT size=2>> From: Les Hammer [<A       href="mailto:Les.Hammer@CompleteTest.com">mailto:Les.Hammer@CompleteTest.com</A>]       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> Sent: 22 February 2005 23:10</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> To: VRF</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> Subject: RE: [vrf]       Playing WAV or other sound files with VEE</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>>  > And so here is the example. You       need Direct Text-to-Speech </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> installed.       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> > On the ActiveX Control References...       menu, check Microsoft Direct</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       Text-to-Speech.</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> > Then select       Device->ActiveX Controls-> choose the DirectSS </FONT><BR><FONT       size=2>> control and</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> plop</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> > it on your workspace. Then just call Speak (ok, so I       thought it was</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> "Say").</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> All that is there, but it doesn't       make any sound when I click run.</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> Les</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT       size=2>> ---</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> You are currently subscribed       to vrf as: Nick@genesysibs.com </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> To       subscribe</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> send a blank email to       "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> To       unsubscribe send a blank email to </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>>       "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> To send       messages to this mailing list,  email "vrf@agilent.com".        </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> If you need help with the mailing list send a       message to</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> ---</FONT>       <BR><FONT size=2>> You are currently subscribed to vrf as:       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> Warren.Pickles@tycoelectronics.com</FONT>       <BR><FONT size=2>> To subscribe send a blank email to       "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> To       unsubscribe send a blank email to </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>>       "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> To send       messages to this mailing list,  email "vrf@agilent.com".        </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> If you need help with the mailing list send a       message to</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> ---</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> You are       currently subscribed to vrf as: William.Drago@l-3com.com</FONT> <BR><FONT       size=2>> To subscribe send a blank email to       "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> To       unsubscribe send a blank email to </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>>       "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>> To send       messages to this mailing list,  email "vrf@agilent.com".        </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>> If you need help with the mailing list send a       message to </FONT><BR><FONT size=2>>       "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</FONT> <BR><FONT size=2>>       </FONT></P>      <P><FONT size=2> This e-mail and subsequent attachments may contain       information which is proprietary to L-3 Communications Corporation. 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