[ubuntu-uk] Jaws - text to speech

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Fri Oct 16 09:35:42 BST 2009

Dean Sas wrote:
> Rik Boland wrote:
>> There is a programme named Jaws it runs under windows it will basically 
>> read text from a scanner so it great for people that may be blind or 
>> like me have episodic sight  issue's that affect reading and typing.
>> So there should really be some thing out there can any one suggest 
>> anything please.  This would so help me, as well as perhaps full sight 
>> individuals perhaps students that need to read a lot of books.
> Orca does this and is installed by default. Once you've logged in you
> can hold alt press f2, then type orca and hit return and it should start up.
That's great, I love the Lancashire option.  Shame there isn't a 
Yorkshire voice (being originally from Yorkshire myself) (or using a 
Yorkshire translator - *'em theear int eur Yorksha voice (bein 
originally fra Yorksha myself). *


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