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12 Nov 2014CPOL
Write a program to make your computer talk for you.


Write a simple program to make your computer talk for you.

Using the Code

  1. Add a textbox named 'txtWords' to a form.
  2. Add a button named 'btnSpeak' to a form.
  3. Add a reference to System.Speech.
  4. In the form's code-behind, add:
    using System.Windows.Forms;
    using System.Speech.Synthesis;
    namespace Sample
     public partial Class Form1: Form
      public SpeechSynthesizer _synthesizer;
      private void btnSpeak_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
       _synthesizer = new SpeechSynthesizer();
       var words = txtWords.Text;
      public Form1()
  5. Run. Text entered into the textbox will be spoken by the computer.


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GeneralMy vote of 5 Pin
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QuestionShort, Sweet and to the Point Pin
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QuestionWhy the class level SpeechSynthesizer variable? Pin
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GeneralMy vote of 4 Pin
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SuggestionNice tip! Pin
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QuestionJust basic stuff :) Pin
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