WYNN Tip: Using
the Pronunciation Dictionary
Use the Pronunciation
Dictionary to change the pronunciation of any word or combination
of letters. Most speech synthesizers do a very good job of pronouncing
words through a combination of their text-to-speech programming
and their internal dictionaries. However, there will always be
words that a given synthesizer will not pronounce well. Using WYNN's
Pronunciation Dictionary, you can change the pronunciation of any
What to do when
you want to change the pronunciation of a word:
- Go to the Advanced menu.
- Click Pronunciation Dictionary.
- You will
enter the word in the Word dialog
box where you see the blinking cursor.
- In the Pronunciation box
you enter the correct pronunciation for the word in this
- Click on Test to
make sure it is correct.
- Click on Add so
that the new pronunciation is now added to the Pronunciation
can include spaces. Sometimes inserting a space between letters
helps with placing the stress on the correct syllable, and with
pronunciation of vowels.