SPD-SAY

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ENVIRONMENT
SEE ALSO

NAME

spd-say − send text-to-speech output request to speech-dispatcher

SYNOPSIS

spd-say [options] "some text"

DESCRIPTION

spd-say sends text-to-speech output request to speech-dispatcher process which handles it and ideally outputs the result to the audio system.

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)

−i, −−volume

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

−o, −−output−module

Set the output module

−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)

−m, −−punctuation−mode

Set the punctuation mode (none, some, 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 in Speech Dispatcher

−C, −−cancel

Cancel all messages in Speech Dispatcher

−v, −−version

Print version and copyright info

−h, −−help

Print this info

ENVIRONMENT

SPEECHD_ADDRESS

specifies TCP endpoint where speech-dispatcher is listening and to which spd-say should connect. Has form of <method>:<address>, where <method> is one of unix_socket and inet_socket. The <address> is either path to Unix domain socket if method is unix_socket, of IP address if method is inet_socket.

SEE ALSO

speech−dispatcher(1)

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.


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