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bug#11134: 24.0.94; Mac's Text to Speech stopped working in emacs buffer
bug#11134: 24.0.94; Mac's Text to Speech stopped working in emacs buffers when I moved from Snow Leopard to Lion
Sat, 31 Mar 2012 09:54:33 +0900
Wanderlust/2.14.0 (Africa) SEMI/1.14.6 (Maruoka) FLIM/1.14.8 (Shijō) APEL/10.6 Emacs/22.3 (sparc-sun-solaris2.8) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)
>>>>> On Fri, 30 Mar 2012 14:09:45 -0400, Charles Magid <address@hidden> said:
> 1. On Mac OS X Lion go into system preferences.
> 2. Click on speach
> 3. Click on text to speech
> 4. Check Speak selected text when key is pressed
> 5. click on change key button and select the button you want to use. I
> use <Alt-'>
> 6. Got to emacs and Highlight some text in a buffer
> 7. press the speech key combo for me <Alt-'>
> 8. The name of the buffer is spoken not the highlighted text.
> This worked properly in Snow Leapard.
Lion's "text to speech" seems to use accessibility that the NS port
doesn't support yet, and that would explain why the name of the buffer
is spoken. If you try the Mac port (*) that has experimental
accessibility support, the selected text will be spoken (and buffer
text if no selection).