NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

spd-say [,options/] ,"some text"/

DESCRIPTION

send text-to-speech output request to speech-dispatcher

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)
-R, --pitch-range
Set the pitch range 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
-O, --list-output-modules
Get the list of output modules
-I, --sound-icon
Play the sound icon
-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)
-L, --list-synthesis-voices
Get the list of synthesis voices
-y, --synthesis-voice
Set the synthesis voice
-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
-C, --cancel
Cancel all messages
-v, --version
Print version and copyright info
-h, --help
Print this info

Please report bugs to speechd-discuss [at] nongnu.org

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2002-2012 Brailcom, o.p.s.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version. Please see COPYING for more details.

SEE ALSO

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.