SpeechSynthesizer.SpeakAsync Method (PromptBuilder)


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Asynchronously speaks the contents of a PromptBuilder object.

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

public Prompt SpeakAsync(
	PromptBuilder promptBuilder


Type: System.Speech.Synthesis.PromptBuilder

The content to speak.

Return Value

Type: System.Speech.Synthesis.Prompt

Returns the object that contains the content to speak.

To synchronously speak the contents of a PromptBuilder object, use Speak.

The following example creates a PromptBuilder object from a string and passes the object as an argument to the SpeakAsync method.

using System;
using System.Speech.Synthesis;

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

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

      // Configure the audio output. 

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

      // Speak the contents of the prompt asynchronously.

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

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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