Text to Speech using

Posted on 2006-03-30
Last Modified: 2011-10-03
Hi Experts,

All i want is for a user to move the mouse over a textbox and for the text in that textbox to be read out. I have downloaded the following:

1.      microsoft speech recognition engine  (5.3Mb)
2.      microsoft text to speech engine  (7.5Mb)
3.      microsoft speech API  (752kb)


No idea what references to include in the COM tab, so therefore cannot create any speech objects to do anything.

I do have the Microsoft Agent SDK working in a tester application i produced, however, i dont want stupid animated characters!!!

Please help im at my wits end!!!
Question by:ab2ae

    Author Comment

    In the COM tab underneath Component Name i have added the reference 'Microsoft Direct Text To Speech'

    I still dont know how to create an object though and no extra control has been displayed on my form
    LVL 14

    Accepted Solution

    Do you have Microsoft Speech Object Library in the COM tab? If so, try the code in this link:
    LVL 9

    Assisted Solution

    by:Naveen Swamy

    Expert Comment

    Just a quick hint: To get to the area to add the reference, right click the project name in the project explorer and click Add Reference, then click the COM tab... It will NOT be in the toolbox (if you choose Add Items)

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