Global Variable

NSSpeechCharacterModeProperty

Get or set the synthesizer’s current text-processing mode.

Declaration

const NSSpeechPropertyKey NSSpeechCharacterModeProperty;

Discussion

An NSString object that specifies whether the channel is currently in text input mode or phoneme input mode.The supported values are listed in NSSpeechMode.

When the character-processing mode is NSSpeechModeNormal, input characters are spoken as you would expect to hear them. When the mode is NSSpeechModeLiteral, each character is spoken literally, so that the word “cat” is spoken “C–A–T”.

This property is used with setObject:forProperty:error: and objectForProperty:error:.

See Also

Speech Property Keys

NSSpeechStatusProperty

Get speech-status information for the synthesizer.

NSSpeechErrorsProperty

Get speech-error information for the synthesizer.

NSSpeechInputModeProperty

Get or set the synthesizer’s current text-processing mode.

NSSpeechNumberModeProperty

Get or set the synthesizer’s current number-processing mode.

NSSpeechRateProperty

Get or set a synthesizer’s speech rate.

NSSpeechPitchBaseProperty

Get or set a synthesizer’s baseline speech pitch.

NSSpeechPitchModProperty

Get or set a synthesizer’s pitch modulation.

NSSpeechVolumeProperty

Get or set the speech volume for a synthesizer.

NSSpeechSynthesizerInfoProperty

Get information about the speech synthesizer being used on the specified synthesizer.

NSSpeechRecentSyncProperty

Get the message code for the most recently encountered synchronization command.

NSSpeechPhonemeSymbolsProperty

Get a list of phoneme symbols and example words defined for the synthesizer.

NSSpeechCurrentVoiceProperty

Set the current voice on the synthesizer to the specified voice.

NSSpeechCommandDelimiterProperty

Set the embedded speech command delimiter characters to be used for the synthesizer.

NSSpeechResetProperty

Set a synthesizer back to its default state.

NSSpeechOutputToFileURLProperty

Set the speech output destination to a file or to the computer’s speakers.