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This command is added by MQTextToSpeech

Syntax Key
Notation Description
Text without brackets or braces Required items
<Text inside angle brackets> Placeholder for which you must supply a value
[Text inside square brackets] Optional items
Vertical bar (|) Separator for mutually exclusive items; choose one
{Text | inside | braces} Set of required items; choose one
Ellipsis () Items that can be repeated
Syntax /tts loglevel | reload | say | sayxml | speed | voice | volume [argument]
Description Primarily the command /tts say is used to speak text. Other commands are primarily for settings, which is best controlled via the settings menu.


Option Description
LogLevel Set the log level (default is 'info')
Reload Reload the settings from the ini file
Say Speak a line of text
SayXML Speak a line of text using XML formatting for pattern changes
Speed Set the speech speed (-10 to 10)
Voice Change the voice (must be installed)
Volume Set the volume of speech (0 to 100)


The following commands will cause a voice to speak everything after "/tts say",

  • /tts say If you give a man a fire he's warm for a day. But if you set a man on fire, he's warm for the rest of his life.
  • /tts say Some people juggle geese.

See also