PromptBuilder.StartVoice Method (VoiceGender, VoiceAge)

Instructs the synthesizer to change the voice in the PromptBuilder object and specifies the gender and the age of the voice to use.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub StartVoice ( _
    gender As VoiceGender, _
    age As VoiceAge _
)
'Usage
Dim instance As PromptBuilder
Dim gender As VoiceGender
Dim age As VoiceAge

instance.StartVoice(gender, age)
public void StartVoice(
    VoiceGender gender,
    VoiceAge age
)

Parameters

Remarks

Use the GetInstalledVoices() methods and VoiceInfo class to obtain the names and attributes of installed text-to-speech (TTS) voices that you can select.

To stop using the voice specified by StartVoice(VoiceGender, VoiceAge) call EndVoice().

See Also

Reference

PromptBuilder Class

PromptBuilder Members

StartVoice Overload

Microsoft.Speech.Synthesis Namespace