I don't believe so. This driver was made around the release of JFW 4.02, so= Eloquence with newer versions of JFW should be able to support alternate= sound cards. *********** REPLY SEPARATOR *********** On 11/19/2003 at 12:00 PM Chip Orange wrote: >Is it necessary to update the elloquence driver if you have jfw 5.0? > > >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Karen J [mailto:kkj10@xxxxxxxxxx] >> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 8:31 PM >> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> Subject: Re: jfw and sound cards >> >> >> Below are the instructions on how to do this. >> Question: >> >> I have two sound cards on my computer. How do I make sure >> JAWS uses the one=3D >> I want? >> >> Answer: >> >> Many JAWS users who also use music or audio production >> software want JAWS=3D >> and Eloquence to speak through one sound card, while using >> the other for=3D >> their >> production work. To do this, you need to edit a file called >> JFW.ini and=3D >> install the updated Eloquence Speech driver in the >> accompanying zip file. >> >> Editing the jfw.ini file: >> >> 1. Using My Computer or Windows Explorer, browse your hard >> drive to the=3D >> currently running version of JAWS and find the jfw.ini file in that=3D >> folder. >> >> 2. Press ENTER to open. >> >> 3. You should find some lines that read: >> >> Synth1Name=3D3Deloq >> >> Synth1LongName=3D3DEloquence for JAWS >> >> Synth1Driver=3D3Deloq >> >> The number doesn=3D92t matter, it may be 1, 2, or 3, but it >> must be the same=3D >> for all entries for Eloquence. >> >> 4. Add the following line after the driver line: >> Synth1Port=3D3DSB Live! Wave=3D >> Device Of course, you need to make sure that the synth >> number matches the=3D >> other >> lines, so that if the Driver line read: >> >> Sytn3Driver=3D3Deloq >> >> Then the port line would read: >> >> Synth3Port=3D3DSB Live! Wave Device >> >> The text after the =3D3D sign in the Port line comes from >> Control Panel/Sound=3D >> & Multimedia/Audio tab It must be one of the entries that >> can be chosen=3D >> for Preferred >> Playback device. >> >> 5. Save your changes and exit Notepad. >> >> Now you must install the updated driver.As long as JAWS is >> running and=3D >> speaking through Eloquence, eloq.jls cannot be simply >> overwritten when=3D >> unzipping >> the file. You will need to switch to NoSpeech or MS SAPI to get the=3D >> eloq.jls to overwrite properly. >> >> 1. Download the file from >> >> ftp://ftp.freedomscientific.com/users/hj/private/eloq.zip >> >> 2. Unzip the zip file into the root of the active JAWS >> directory where you=3D >> made the change to the jfw.ini file. >> >> 3. Restart JAWS and it should now be speaking from the sound card you=3D >> wanted. >> >> 4. If not, make sure the entries are correct in the jfw.ini >> file and that=3D >> your sound card is indeed installed correctly. Most audio and music=3D >> production >> software allows you to select a sound device for it as well, >> so it can use=3D >> one sound card while JAWS uses another. >> >> *********** REPLY SEPARATOR *********** >> >> On 11/18/2003 at 9:13 AM golden wrote: >> >> >hi >> >How can I install two sound cards and have it configured one >> for PC audio >> >output and the other one for JAWS speech? I want to separate >> JAWS from my >> >PC audio because I don't want to distract the class >> unnecessarily with >> >JAWS screen reader. >> >thanks so much. >> >golden >> > >> >To post a message to the list, send it to jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> >To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a message to=3D >> jfw-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the >> subject line. >> >> >> Music is the stuff my dreams are made of. To me, everything else is=3D >> secondary. >> www.melody-rocks.com >> >> To post a message to the list, send it to jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a message to >> jfw-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the >> subject line. >> >To post a message to the list, send it to jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a message to= jfw-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line. Stephen Clower, that guy from the south. You can reach me by any of the following: E-Mail: steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx MSN: steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx AIM: AudioRabbit03 You can also check out my little home on the web by visiting= http://www.steve-audio.net To post a message to the list, send it to jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a message to jfw-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line.