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Re: [SLE] suse 10.0 and KDE Accessability
  • From: Bob S <usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 01:54:22 -0400
  • Message-id: <200607030154.22733.usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 01 July 2006 14:14, Bryan S. Tyson wrote:
> On Saturday 01 July 2006 02:29 am, Art Fore wrote:
> > I have KTTS, Festival, and Kmouth all installed. I can select text in
> > KPDF, right click, and there is a speak text option. Selecting that, it
> > speaks the text. Question is, how do you do this with Kword, Konqueror,
> > etc?
>
> On the KDE desktop, or maybe use a panel button so it will not be covered
> by your running applications, place an icon with this action:
>
> dcop klipper klipper getClipboardContents | fmt | festival --tts
>
> Then simply highlight text with the mouse and click the icon. The
> highlighted text is read to you. Very cool.
>
I would like to be able to do this as I am visually impaired. I have Festival
installed but Yast knows nothing of KTTS or Kmouth. That means it doesn't
work. Any help would certainly be appreciated.

Running 10.0 64 bit.

Bob S.

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