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EmphasisWord Enumeration

Enumerates the values of EmphasisWord for a specific TextFragment.

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

public enum EmphasisWord

Member nameDescription
DefaultIndicates an engine-specific default level of emphasis.
StrongIndicates strong emphasis.
ModerateIndicates moderate emphasis.
NoneIndicates no emphasis specified.
ReducedIndicates reduced emphasis.

The word emphasis is set for TextFragment instances through the Emphasis property on the FragmentState object returned by the State property on an instance of TextFragment.

Each synthetic speech engine is free to determine how to render emphasis; the nature of emphasis differs between languages, dialects, genders, or voices.

Both EmphasisWord and EmphasisBreak may be used when setting or getting the Emphasis on a FragmentState instance.

The two values may be distinguished by the fact that the actual values of EmphasisWord are greater than or equal to zero, and the values of EmphasisBreak are all less than zero; and by using the value of TtsEngineAction returned by the Action property on the FragmentState object returned by the State property on an instance. From more information, see Action,and Emphasis.

.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.