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voicexml:tags:emphasis

<emphasis>

Specifies that the enclosed text should be spoken with emphasis.

Note that currently none of the TTS engines support this tag.

Attributes

level (defaults to “default”) The “level” attribute of the <prosody> tag changes the emphasis of the spoken text. You can specify a preset emphasis (“high”, “medium”, “low”, or “default”). This attribute is only available with the Cepstral Theta TTS engine.

Notes

Currently none of the TTS engines support this attribute.

Example

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<vxml version="2.0">
  <form>
    <block>
      <prompt>
        I can say hello with no emphasis.
        Or I can say <emphasis>hello</emphasis> with some oomph.
      </prompt>
    </block>
  </form>
</vxml>

The output of the above script would be:

Computer: I can say hello with no emphasis.
Computer: Or I can say HELLO with some oomph.

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