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send text-to-speech output request to speech-dispatcher

Synopsis

lt-spd-say [options] "some text"

Description

send text-to-speech output request to speech-dispatcher

Options

-r,  --rate

Set the rate of the speech (between -100 and +100, default: 0)

-p,  --pitch

Set the pitch of the speech (between -100 and +100, default: 0)

-R,  --pitch-range

Set the pitch range of the speech (between -100 and +100, default: 0)

-i,  --volume

Set the volume (intensity) of the speech (between -100 and +100, default: 0)

-o,  --output-module

Set the output module

-O,  --list-output-modules

Get the list of output modules

-I,  --sound-icon

Play the sound icon

-l,  --language

Set the language (ISO code)

-t,  --voice-type

Set the preferred voice type (male1, male2, male3, female1, female2 female3, child_male, child_female)

-L,  --list-synthesis-voices

Get the list of synthesis voices

-y,  --synthesis-voice

Set the synthesis voice

-c,  --character

Speak the character

-k,  --key

Speak the key

-m,  --punctuation-mode

Set the punctuation mode (none, some, most, all)

-s,  --spelling

Spell the message

-x,  --ssml

Set SSML mode on (default: off)

-e,  --pipe-mode

Pipe from stdin to stdout plus Speech Dispatcher

-P,  --priority

Set priority of the message (important, message, text, notification, progress;default: text)

-N,  --application-name

Set the application name used to establish the connection to specified string value (default: spd-say)

-n,  --connection-name

Set the connection name used to establish the connection to specified string value (default: main)

-w,  --wait

Wait till the message is spoken or discarded

-S,  --stop

Stop speaking the message being spoken

-C,  --cancel

Cancel all messages

-v,  --version

Print version and copyright info

-h,  --help

Print this info

Please report bugs to speechd-discuss@nongnu.org

See Also

The full documentation for spd-say is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and spd-say programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info spd-say

should give you access to the complete manual.

Info

March 2021 spd-say 0.10.2