Using Text to Speech


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Using Text to Speech

Let's take a look at Text to Speech, a very cool feature found in Lion. Go to System Preferences, we're going to go to Speech. Before we go to the Text to Speech, I just want to mention the Speech Recognition tab. It would be a really great thing if we could talk to our Macs and they would do exactly what we want and I hope that happen someday, but currently I'm afraid that Lion's speech recognition isn't quite capable of doing this. This really is I hit or miss feature. I've tried it. Sometimes it works; other times it doesn't work quite so well. Feel free to experiment with it if you like, but I find it much easier to control my Mac with a keyboard, mouse and trackpad.

Let's move to Text to Speech. Your Mac can talk to you. Before we play Alex, I'm going to give you an idea what Mac's used to sound like when they talk to. Here is Bruce. (Bruce: I sure like being inside this fancy computer.) As much as Bruce may like being inside this computer, I ...

Using Text to Speech
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Using Text to Speech provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

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Business
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Mac OS X
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