How to change the voice that is used for the Text to Speech feature in Office 2003 and in Office 2007


Microsoft Office 2007 and Microsoft Office 2003 offer several different computer generated voices that you can use with the Text to Speech feature. This article describes how to change the voice of the Text to Speech feature.

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Change the Voice

You can choose from several voices to read back your text in the Text to Speech feature.

To change the Text To Speech voice, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click
    Control Panel.
  2. Double-click the Speech icon.
  3. Click the Text To Speech tab.
  4. In the Voice selection box, click the voice that you want to use.
  5. Click OK.
Note The voices that are available depend on your operating system, the default language installation, and any language packs that you may have installed.

The speech recognition feature is available in the Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, English (U.S.) and the Japanese language versions of Microsoft Office. Speech recognition is installed in all Office programs when you first use the feature in Microsoft Word, or by doing a custom installation.

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