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Is there a reference guide for the phoneme representations used by Repeat After Me?

Repeat After Me uses a distinct phoneme representation (shared with the command-line tool "say"). For example, the word "repeat" maps to "_rIXp1IYt." There is a small appendix of certain vowels and ...
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How to convert pdf to mp3/aiff in OSX (Chapter by Chapter)

I am using OSX and I am looking for a tool to convert pdf to mp3. Found this article http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20080427091554310 where it converts entire pdf to a single mp3. I want ...
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Script to Change Pronunciations on Mac

So I've been looking around on how to change how my mac says things, I have found my answer but what I need is some help with the coding. Here is what I want to do: Create a list of word pairs. ...
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Is it possible to change the voice of the “say” command?

Is it possible to change the voice that Mac OS X uses for the say command? How?
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How can I change how OS X's 'say' command pronounces a word?

OS X's say command is useful for some tasks (such as Skype's 'notify me when a contact comes online), but it is pronouncing some names incorrectly. Is there a way to teach say to pronounce a word ...
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How to run a bash script outside of a terminal?

Hey All, wrote this script to confuse my girlfriend when she is using my computer. The only trouble is that if the terminal gets closed the script stops to execute. It currently executes in the ...