Re: Jaws Speech Detection

Right you are. <G> According to builtin.jsd (and some past testing of
mine whose results I'm apparently confusing), the speechInUse() return
should be true/false for an active or inactive synth. It's not--at
least not in JAWS 10.
"David Farough" <David.Farough@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on Thu, 18 Feb
2010 14:05:10 -0500:

>As far as I can determine, SpeechInUse does not work this way.
>
>when I used this function I returned a value of 2 whether or not Jaws
>was speaking.
>
>If you did a while loop while speechInUse () the loop will not
>terminate.  The only way I could get SpeechInUse to return false or zero
>was to set my speech profile to no speech.
>
>David Farough
>Application Accessibility Coordinator/coordonateur de l'accessibilité 
>Information Technology Services Directorate /
>Direction des services d'information technologiques
>Public Service Commission / Commission de la fonction publique
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>
>>>> Jim Bauer <holdsworthfan@xxxxxx> 12:10 pm Thursday, February 18,
>2010 >>>
>SpeechInUse() is the analogous JAWS function.
>"David Farough" <David.Farough@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on Thu, 18 Feb
>2010 10:29:45 -0500:
>
>>Taken from the fsdn 
>>Function: IsSpeaking 
>>Description 
>>Checks to see if any text is currently being spoken. 
>>
>>Returns 
>>Type: Int
>>Description: TRUE if synthesizer is speaking, FALSE otherwise.
>>
>>
>>Parameters 
>>No Parameters 
>>
>>Version 
>>This function is available in the following releases: 
>>
>>PAC Mate 1.10 and later 
>>
>>I think you would have to test to verify that this would actually
>work
>>on a PC running JAWS.  My guess is probably not.
>>>>> "Homme, James" <james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx> 03:16 pm Wednesday,
>>February 17, 2010 >>>
>>Hi,
>>Yes. There is a function called IsSpeaking. It returns 1 if JAWS is
>>currently speaking, 0 if not.
>>
>>Jim
>>
>>Jim Homme,
>>Usability Services,
>>Phone: 412-544-1810
>>Skype: jim.homme
>>Internal recipients,  Read my accessibility
>>blog<http://mysites.highmark.com/personal/lidikki/Blog/default.aspx>
>>
>>From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>[mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Andreas
>>Stefik
>>Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 11:07 AM
>>To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>Subject: Re: Jaws Speech Detection
>>
>>Jim,
>>
>>If I recall correctly (Andrew, correct me if I'm wrong), I think we
>are
>>actually using jfwapi.dll, but we didn't see a function that allows
>you
>>to detect if jaws is currently speaking in the list. Is there
>something
>>specific you had in mind here?
>>
>>Stefik
>>On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Homme, James
>><james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx>>
>>wrote:
>>Hi,
>>I may not be remembering this correctly. I thought that you could
>make
>>jfwapi.dll run a JAWS script or function. If you can run a function,
>you
>>may be able to get a return code back from it. If I had the scripting
>>reference here, I'd look up some candidate function names and send
>them
>>to you. Sorry about that.
>>
>>Jim
>>
>>Jim Homme,
>>Usability Services,
>>Phone: 412-544-1810
>>Skype: jim.homme
>>Internal recipients,  Read my accessibility blog
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From:
>>programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>[mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>]
>>On Behalf Of DaShiell, Jude T. CIV NAVAIR 1490, 1, 26
>>Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 7:30 AM
>>To:
>>programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Subject: RE: Jaws Speech Detection
>>Importance: Low
>>
>>Might it be possible to do two checks?  First is if the sound card or
>>other synthesizer is working.  Second test is if jaws is sending
>ascii
>>to the synthesizer.  Answers both have to be yes for complete
>success.
>>
>>
>>
>>Rot47: <;F56]52D9:6==@?2GJ]>:=>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From:
>>programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>[mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>]
>>On Behalf Of James Panes
>>Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 21:51
>>To:
>>programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Subject: Re: Jaws Speech Detection
>>
>>We researched this one where I work. We have not found a function
>that
>>does this yet.
>>
>>Regards,
>>Jim
>>jimpanes@xxxxxxxxx<mailto:jimpanes@xxxxxxxxx>
>>jimpanes@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:jimpanes@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>"Everything is easy when you know how."
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: Andrew Hauck
>><mailto:drewhaus@xxxxxxxxx<mailto:drewhaus@xxxxxxxxx>>
>>To:
>>programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 4:41 PM
>>Subject: Jaws Speech Detection
>>
>>Hello,
>>
>>Does anyone know of a JAWS API function that allows you to detect
>>whether JAWS is currently speaking?
>>
>>-Andrew
>>
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>
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