Installs the designated dictionary into a speech channel.
- macOS 10.0–10.8Deprecated
The speech channel into which a dictionary is to be installed.
A handle to the dictionary data. This is often a handle to a resource of type
A result code. See Result Codes.
attempts to install the dictionary data referenced by the
into the speech channel referenced by the
The synthesizer will use whatever elements of the dictionary resource
it considers useful to the speech conversion process. Some speech
synthesizers might ignore certain types of dictionary entries.
returns, your application is free to release any storage allocated
for the dictionary handle. The search order for application-provided
dictionaries is last-in, first-searched.
All details of how an application-provided dictionary is represented within the speech synthesizer are dependent on the specific synthesizer implementation and are private to the synthesizer.
Pronunciation dictionaries allow your application to override the default Speech Synthesis Manager pronunciations of individual words, such as names with unusual spellings.