How do you customize the way punctuations are pronounced in Orca?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon Feb 14 15:16:45 UTC 2022

I tried adding entries to the pronunciation table, but strangely, they
vanish after a few seconds.

I Open the screen reader prefs, selecting the Pronunciation tab. Then,
I select New Entry. I add a punctuation to the first column (e.g.
'!'). Then I tab to the next field and add a pronunciation string
(e.g. "bang"). Then, the entry that I created just disappears. The
table had one row when I was entering stuff, but a few seconds later
it shows that there are no rows. This is so weird! What am I doing


On 2/13/22, Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Perhaps what you're looking for is Orca preferences > Pronounciation
> There you can set pronounciation of character or word.
> HtH
> On 2/14/22 06:44, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> I know you can switch between the usual All, Some, etc, I want to
>> control how punctuations are pronounced, e.g. '!' can be spoken as
>> "explanation mark," "exclaim," or "bang," When I am writing code, I
>> like to hear the punctuation, but shorten it as much as practical.
>> This makes code easier to read IMO. Is there a configuration file that
>> will allow me to make these changes?
>> Amanda[0]
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