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  • NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS

    –NextSpeak Mandarin TTS

    User Guide

    User Guide P.1

  • NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS

    Table of Content 1. Introduction.....................................................................................3 2. Installation of NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Player.........................................4

    2.1 Install NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Program Module..........................4 2.2 NeoSpeech Lily (Mandarin) End User License.................................6 2.3 Install NextSpeak Data Library..................................................8 2.4 Install NextDict Multi-lingual Dictionary......................................8 2.5 Install Microsoft Office Add-in...................................................9 2.6 Uninstall NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Program Module......................9 2.7 Uninstall NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Library.................................9 2.8 Uninstall NextDict Multi-lingual Dictionary....................................9 2.9 Uninstall Microsoft Office Add-in..............................................9

    3. NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS User Interface................................................10 3.1 Large View Mode.................................................................10 3.2 Minimized Mode..................................................................10 3.3.1 Library Panel...................................................................12 3.3.2 Playlist Panel...................................................................12 3.3.3 Icon Panel.......................................................................12

    4. NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Settings........................................................13 5. NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Menu...........................................................14

    5.1 File Menu..........................................................................14 5.2 View Menu........................................................................14 5.3 Tool Menu.........................................................................15 5.4 Help Menu.........................................................................15

    6. Library Management..........................................................................16 6.1 Create a New Library............................................................16

    7. Playback of Library Content.................................................................17 8. Play Text Content.............................................................................18 9. NextDict Multi-lingual Dictionary...........................................................18

    9.1 NextDict User Interface.........................................................19 10. Playback of Websites........................................................................20 11. User Defined Pronunciation................................................................21 12. Using NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS in Impress............................................23

    12.1 Speak Presentation Content..................................................23 12.2 Speak Presentation Notes.....................................................23

    13. Using NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS in NextOffice.........................................24 14. Using NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS with Microsoft Office...............................25 15.NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Microsoft Office Add-in.....................................26 16. LICENSE AGREEMENT .......................................................................27

    P.2 User Guide

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    Service Support Serial No & NeoSpeech Voice (PuTongHua) License :

    This license is issued by Well Develop International Limited for the right of the licensee to install and to use on one single PC. By registering to Well

    Develop International Limited within 14 Days after purchase, the licensee can enjoy 90-day hotline and email support services (long-distance telephone fees have to be borne by the licensee).

    1. Introduction NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS is a Text-To-Speech player designed for professional language learner. It is bundled with the Lily-16 PuTongHua SAPI 5 compliant female voice licensed from NeoSpeech. Sophisticated functions include:

    • Pitch, Rate and Volume. Users can adjust the pace according to his/her level. • Precise control on line break adjustment. You can group commonly used phrase into a file. • Lip-sync with character animation so that you can easily follow the pronunciation. • Text zoom-in/zoom-out that help to enhance the usability for senior and visually impaired users. • PuTongHua PinYin font for easily matching the pronunciation with the phonetic symbols. • Export to MP3 to allow frequent commuter to best utilize their traveling time. • Unicode compliant and supporting English, Chinese Simplified and Traditional. • Automatically provide Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional conversion to enhance

    compatibility with selected voice. • Allow enforcement to "always use Native Language Speaking" so that mixing Chinese and

    English will no long have the English content sounding odd to native English speakers. • Support "Speech" and "Word by Word" play mode • Library and content management function to make practice as easy as possible. • Support Random/Sequential Loop playback so that you can practice without hand-on control. • Support speaking out of website content • Support Clipboard capture so that you can easily cut-and-paste content from different

    applications, such as Word, Powerpoint .. into NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS for speaking out. • Closely integrate with NextOffice. Now you can simply drag the "NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS"

    icon from gallery into your presentation slide. • Support user-defined pronunciation definition. • Bundle with NextDict to facilitate you to search the word meanings in your document. • Use SAPI 5 Interface. You can add your own SAPI compliant voice.

    NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS is comprised of 3 modules: • NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Program module including the NeoSpeech Lily-16 TTS engine. • NextSpeak - Data Library containing sample documents which are to be installed under the user

    Application Data directory. • NextDict multi-lingual dictionaries. • NextSpeak Microsoft Office Add-in to allow you to easily access NextSpeak and NextDict with

    Word .

    User Guide P.3

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    2. Installation of NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Player Installation of NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS TTS Player requires administrator rights. During the installation, an Arphic PinYin TrueType font will be copied to your system font directory, therefore, you need to have the administrator right in order to modify your system directory. After installation, you will run NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS with a normal (or limited) user account. Place your NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS CD in your CD-ROM drive. The autorun program should start automatically, otherwise, click the "My Computer" icon. Then click the icon representing your CD-ROM drive to open it. Locate the autorun program in the CD- ROM folder and double click on it to start it. (Fig. 2-1)

    Fig. 2-1

    Install NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS 2.0

    Install NextSpeak Data Library

    Install NextDict

    Install Microsoft Office Add-in

    2.1 Install NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS Program Module 1. In Fig. 2-1, select “Install NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS” option. In the pop-up “NextSpeak - Mandarin

    TTS Installer” screen (Fig. 2-2), press to continue. 2. Enter your personal information (Fig. 2-3) to personalize your copy of NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS.

    You can find your Support Serial Number (consists of 20 digits) on the back cover of this installation guide.

    Fig. 2-2 Fig. 2-3

    3. Select your desired language version to install (Fig. 2-4). You can view and input CJK characters even if you have installed an English version.

    4. In the “NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS 2.0 Setup” screen, Study the license statements by scrolling through the whole document (Fig. 2-5) , select “I accept the terms of the Agreement” and press to continue.

    P.4 User Guide

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    Fig. 2-4 Fig. 2-5

    5. The Installer will then install and register the core components in your hard disk . This step usually takes 10 to 15 minutes. When it is done, press to continue. (Fig. 2-6)

    6. The last step is to register your copy of NextSpeak - Mandarin TTS. Select an option and press to continue. You will be entitled 90-day free telephone and email support service upon registration. (Fig. 2-7)

    Fig. 2-6 Fig. 2-7

    7. NextOffice is found in your PC, a dialog will then pop-up to prompt you to install Impress Extension, choose to install or to skip this step. (Fig 2-8)

    8. If you have chosen , you will be prompted to delete your personal profile of NextOffice 9 in order for the Impress Extension to be effective. Press to continue. (Fig 2-9)

    9. Impress Extension will be copied to the designed folder. Upon completion of installation, press and restart your computer.

    Fig. 2-8 Fig. 2-9

    User Guide P.5

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    2.2 NeoSpeech Lily (Mandarin) End User License After successfully installed , you need to use the NeoSpeech CD-Key printed in the 3rd page of this manual to register for a valid NeoSpeech Lily (Mandarin) End User License.