[ubuntu-uk] Jaws - text to speech

Dean Sas dean at deansas.org
Fri Oct 16 13:36:33 BST 2009

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 09:35, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
> 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.
>> 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). *

Nah then Rob, tha ses theear int eur Yorksha one? Tha shud see if tha
can add wun.

(apologies for the accent, I live 10 miles the right side of the south
yorkshire border ;)

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