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PromptBreak Enumeration

The PromptBreak object is used to set the prosodic boundaries (pausing) between words.

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

public enum PromptBreak
public enum PromptBreak
public enum PromptBreak

 Member nameDescription
ExtraLargeThe value that sets the break to an extra large pause. 
ExtraSmallThe value that sets the break to an extra small pause. 
LargeThe value that sets the break to a large pause. 
MediumThe value that sets the break to a medium pause. 
NoneThe value that is used where is no break. 
SmallThe value that sets the break to a small pause. 

Listed in order, from a break of length zero to the maximum break, the members of the PromptBreak enumeration are:

  • None

  • ExtraSmall

  • Small

  • Medium

  • Large

  • ExtraLarge

Starting with None, the values listed represent nondecreasing (conceptually, increasing) lengths of pauses between word boundaries. These values do not represent specific millisecond break values. When a break is requested, one of these values is passed to the text-to-speech (TTS) engine, which contains a mapping between these values and the corresponding millisecond break values.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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