well if the situation is such as nobody can answer how to do this in
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nvda, then I must agree with you,
there should be a text file wher where you can easily follow simple
syntaxis and paste whatever symbols you want
without having to add one by one.
El 13/03/2019 a las 2:35, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io escribió:
Yes this seems to be a shortcoming of the synths themselves to my way
of thinking and as such really out of the control of nvda. Everyone
seems to make their synths work slightly differently and I guess
unless somebody has solved this and has the right text files to make
them sound right, you have to do it the hard way.
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Teri McElroy"
Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 8:21 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Nvda and the International phonetic Alphabet, (IPA)
I have just recently emailed the list to find out about this same
topic. You can go to the nvda menu, then preferences,
punctuation/symbol pronunciation. You'll need to input the symbols
along with how you want the speech engine to pronounce them. However,
I don't think putting in the unicode values is going to work. You'll
need to input the actual symbol along with how you want NVDA to
pronounce it. I've just tried entering a unicode value here and it
didn't work for me. But when I enter the actual symbol, it does.
You can find information about punctuation/symbol pronunciation in
section 11.2.2 of the online userguide. It will explain about
Hope that helps.
On 13-Mar-19 8:18 AM, Lev wrote:
I have noticed that espeak reads some symbols of the international
phonetic alphabet; however, this can not be done by other synthetic
voices, so my question is this:
How to make that nvda reads correctly those symbols regardless of
Or, how to make that other synthetizers read those symbols?For
I got the Unicode transcription for all the symbols that I want.
The syntaxis is this:
Where the term “ash” is the proper name for that particular symbol.
So, is there a file inside the installation folder of nvda or user
settings where I can paste that syntaxis to have nvda reading all
Thanks for any info.