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Re: Language Switching with Screen Readers


From: glen walker
Date: Mar 29, 2021 9:24AM

I've never liked the espeak synthesizer. I've always used the Microsoft
API but recently switched to Windows OneCore. Not being able to switch
languages finally bugged me enough that I tracked it down. I have to
install different language packs (which I already knew) but for OneCore, I
have to install the language packs for Microsoft Narrator. That's the part
I was missing. I went into the Narrator settings and added more voices for
other languages and now NVDA automatically switches voices when it
encounters a new lang attribute. I can provide more details on how I did
that if anyone needs it. I used to switch to JAWS to demo the language
voice changing but now I don't have to.

On Mon, Mar 29, 2021 at 7:43 AM Schulz, Leslie < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> For NVDA, you must change the Synthesizer to eSpeak NG.
> http://espeak.sourceforge.net/
> You may also have to download some voices/languages.