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Text to Speech Reader question.
« on: January 29, 2005, 01:24:55 am »
Hello everyone,

I just bought and installed the Text to Speech Reader with Neospeech. It works great and sounds great but I have one question. When I use Neospeech Kate and click on "options" and then "advanced options" or "pronounciation settings for current voice" no screen comes up. If I use MS Mary or the other voices I get the pronounciation screen and can add to the dictionary and change pronounciation. Everything else seems to work fine including the Neospeech in Hal. Any ideas what I need to do to be able to change pronounciation in the Neospeech voices? Thanks in advance for any help.

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« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2005, 01:59:07 am »
Hello again-

It seems three Kate files are missing when I do a system scan. When I click fix and rescan the three files are still missing. Should I uninstall and reinstall from the Text to Speech Reader CD? The scan window showing missing Kate files is attached below.

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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2005, 03:10:48 pm »
Hello everyone-

Okay, so I downloaded the three .dll files from dll-files.com, where do I put them and what are they for? Any help would be appreciated.

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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2005, 03:22:33 pm »
C:/WINDOWS/system32

Change the forward slashes to back slashes.
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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2005, 03:39:19 pm »
userengdic.exe is a utility that can be used for modifying pronounciation of words as spoken by both the NeoSpeech voices. NeoSpeech doesn't support the standard SAPI method of pronounciation settings, so this program is included to modify the user dictionary.

I think NeoSpeech by mistake included the debug version of userengdic.exe instead of the release version. The debug version includes embedded source code to help in the testing and debugging process. The debug version uses debug versions of microsoft foundation classes: mfc42d.dll mfco42d.dll and msvcrtd.dll instead of the standard mf242.dll mfco42.dll and msvcrt.dll  

Microsoft Foundation classes are a set of libraries commonly used in many programs created in Visual C++. Downloading the debug version of these 3 files from dll-files.com and placing them in C:\Windows\System32 will make the userengdic.exe program work.
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« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2005, 07:09:09 pm »
Robert Medeksza-

Thank you very much. Your explanation seems clear.

Art-

Thanks for the response.

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