Text To Speech

I'm writing an aplication in which I would like to use text to speech, yet the program is not designed around it.  I want the user to be able to type in something for the computer to repeat in speech.  I am using a Windows 98 system with Visual Basic 5 Professional Edition, and the application is designed for the Windows 98 operating system.  I am trying to use the "Microsoft Direct Text-to-Speech" control in VB5, but if you know of a better control, I am open to other options.  
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SmokintbirdAsked:
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cantrellCommented:
I have an application called TalkToMe (www.talk-to-me.net) which uses this technology you're talking about, and believe me, I've researched it for over a year and the best text-to-speech is the Microsoft version. At least in my opinion. You should check it out.
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SmokintbirdAuthor Commented:
I appretiate both of the comments, but I think yours was the most helpfull in achieving my goal.  Thank you.
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