> I need it to read the English text as normal and the Japanese text as Japanese,
As I wrote this can only happen if the Web site uses a specific language attribute in their code when switching to a new language. The code is normally hidden but it tells the Web
site, “Hey, this next block of text that I’m about to write is actually Japanese.” When writing English text a similar code needs to be entered which tells the Web site, “the following text is in English.” Of course, NVDA needs to have language switching enabled
in the Voices dialog, as well.
I need it to read the English text as normal and the Japanese text as Japanese, be it a single line or a passage in the midst of English instructions. It does not currently do this and this could pose problems when learning. The ProTalker addon used to do
it but alas...
On 25/07/2022 4:13 am, David Goldfield wrote:
Also, if we’re talking about a Web page the developer(s) of the page need to be using the language attribute correctly. Just having the page being written or displayed in the Japanese
language won’t switch the synth language to Japanese if English is still being used as the default or primary language.
Of course, if the synth has been set to Japanese and if it’s still not speaking correctly then this is a bit outside of my wheelhouse.
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Do you have automatic language switching turned on in Speech settings?
Also, and this is not meant as snarky, are you certain you are using Espeak as your synth? I'd also suggest, once you're certain that automatic language switching is turned on in NVDA, that you give the Microsoft OneCore Japanese a try, if for no other reason
than testing. It does support text to speech.
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