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PromptBuilder.AppendText Method (String)

Specifies text to append to the PromptBuilder object.

Namespace:  System.Speech.Synthesis
Assembly:  System.Speech (in System.Speech.dll)

public void AppendText(
	string textToSpeak


Type: System.String

A string containing the text to be spoken.

To append text that is formatted as SSML markup language, use AppendSsmlMarkup.

The example that follows creates a PromptBuilder object and appends a text string using the AppendText method.

using System;
using System.Speech.Synthesis;

namespace SampleSynthesis
  class Program
    static void Main(string[] args)

      // Initialize a new instance of the SpeechSynthesizer.
      using (SpeechSynthesizer synth = new SpeechSynthesizer())

        // Configure the audio output. 

        // Create a PromptBuilder object and append a text string.
        PromptBuilder speakText = new PromptBuilder();
        speakText.AppendText("Say the name of the song you want to hear");

        // Speak the contents of the prompt.

      Console.WriteLine("Press any key to exit...");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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