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SpeechSynthesizer.Speak Method (String)

Synchronously speaks the contents of a string.

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

Public Sub Speak ( _
	textToSpeak As String _


Type: System.String
The text to speak.

To synchronously speak a string that contains SSML markup, use the SpeakSsml(String) method. To asynchronously speak the contents of a string, use the SpeakAsync(String) method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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