It is as simple as adding a line in the AutoStartEvent, and the AutoFinishEvent functions. If you recall, when these functions are present within a script file, they get called when the associated application gets started, and when it is exited, respectively. If they aren't in the script file, it is very easy to add them yourself. With that in mind, we'll gear these instructions as if you found no AutoStartEvent or AutoFinishEvent functions in your script file; if they are there, then you can just focus on the instructions for adding the two "SetSynth()" statements. To get the correct synthesizer KeyName, take a look at your JFW.INI file with NotePad, or some other editor. That file is found in the folder JFW is installed in.
1) While in the application you want to associate the
synthesizer switch with, hit Insert+0 to launch the Script Manager with that
application's script file loaded for editing. if there is no script file for this program, the Script Manager will create a blank one.
2) To see if you already have an AutoStartEvent function, hit Control+L to bring up the list of scripts/functions in the current script file. It is sorted by name, so the "A" should be the first scripts you come to in this list. If you have an AutoStartEvent, highlight it and whack Enter. This will place you on that script's header line. Hit End and then Enter to place yourself on a blank line underneath that header line.
3) If you don't have an AutoStartEvent, hit Escape and we'll create one.
a) Hit F2 to get to the first script in this file, (if there are any).
b) If you land on that script, hit the UpArrow once to get on the line above that script. If there are no scripts, then you can just start with the next step.
c) Type in, or cut and paste, the following lines: (Note: if you already had an AutoStartEvent, then just add the following SetSynth line below.)
SetSynth("lt") ;Sets DoubleTalk-LT/LiteTalk as synthesizer.
This tells JFW that whenever this program is launched, the user wants their DoubleTalk-LT, or their LiteTalk, to be used as their synthesizer.
***Important: if you don't have the external synthesizer
turned on at this point, you'll probably hang the system, requiring a reboot.
This is because you'll be trying to access a serial device that, (as far as
the system is concerned), isn't there. This is not a bug in either the
synthesizer or screen reader, but rather a User Error--and those are the
easiest errors to fix!)
4) Hit Control+S to compile what we have so far. If successful, go to the next step.
5) Hit Control+L again to locate the AutoFinishEvent. If you have one, highlight it and hit Enter, then arrow down to a line underneath the variable declarations and hit End, then Enter to create a blank line.
6) If you don't have one, hit Escape to exit the script list and hit Control+End to reach the bottom of the file. Hit Enter a couple of times to give yourself some room.
7) Type in, or cut and paste, the following:
SetSynth("dtsoft") ;Sets synthesizer back to Access32
8) Compile with Control+S.
Hit Alt+F4 to exit the Script editor and see what response you get when loading and unloading this application!
*****Sample functions that switch to a DEC Talk Express and then back to Eloquence.
void function AutoStartEvent()
void function AutoFinishEvent()