Speech on Android

Monte Goulding monte at appisle.net
Thu Apr 2 17:29:51 EDT 2020

Hi Jerry

> On 31 Mar 2020, at 11:38 pm, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 1. can you use any available language or must the Android System be set on a language? (i suspect the first) i choose an english and dutch lang, first it worked, later it talked spanish...could be a mistake from me of course.

The default voice will be in the user’s chosen locale but the voice locale is in the array returned from speechGetVoices(). If you have a recipe where that’s not the case then please post a bug report.

> 2. the list of available voice is filled with unrecoqnizable names like nl-nl-x-lgc-network or nl-nl-x-dma-local, how can we change this like male-female or with names like Hans-Cynthia-Ben-Susan

Unfortunately Android does not appear to have any user friendly names for voices.



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