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Old 08-27-2010, 11:07 PM   #1
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Text to speech question

The user guide for the Kindle 3 says this:

"By default, content is spoken with a male voice, but using the 5-way, you can select a female speaking voice. You can also slow down or increase the rate of speech as well as pause or turn off Text-to-Speech."

How does one do this?
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Old 08-28-2010, 12:39 AM   #2
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Press the Aa button and you should get a pop-up with all the Text-to-Speech options. However, they'll be greyed out if your book has TTS disabled, which some publishers do.
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Press the Aa button and you should get a pop-up with all the Text-to-Speech options. However, they'll be greyed out if your book has TTS disabled, which some publishers do.
On the Kindle 3 I only get the options to turn text to speech on or off. I don't get the other options.

Maybe the software has changed this just for Kindle 3.
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On the Kindle 3 I only get the options to turn text to speech on or off. I don't get the other options.

Maybe the software has changed this just for Kindle 3.
You can only access the options if you turn TTS on. Not sure why, just the way it works...

So: turn it on, go back to Aa menu, and you should be able to change things. It will think about it a bit, then resume.
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Thanks, that did it.

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You can only access the options if you turn TTS on. Not sure why, just the way it works...

So: turn it on, go back to Aa menu, and you should be able to change things. It will think about it a bit, then resume.
Aa menu had those options while T-S was running.

Thanks.
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