PromptBuilder.AppendBreak Method (TimeSpan)

Appends a break of the specified duration to the PromptBuilder object.

Namespace: Microsoft.Speech.Synthesis
Assembly: Microsoft.Speech (in microsoft.speech.dll)




  • duration
    The time in ticks, where one tick equals 100 nanoseconds.


A break can be used to control pauses or other prosodic boundaries between words. A break is optional. If a break is not present, the synthesizer determines the break between words depending on the linguistic context.

Thread Safety

All public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread-safe. Instance members are not guaranteed to be thread-safe.


Development Platforms

Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista Ultimate Edition, Windows Vista Business Edition, Windows Vista Enterprise Edition

Target Platforms

See Also


PromptBuilder Class
PromptBuilder Members
Microsoft.Speech.Synthesis Namespace