This is documentation for Mathematica 8, which was
based on an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.

# SpokenString

 SpokenString[expr] gives a string of text corresponding to a spoken representation of the expression expr.
• SpokenString[expr] works with mathematical expressions, programs, graphics, and other constructs.
• SpokenString attempts to give naturally worded speech rather than literal representations of expression structure.
• The following options can be given:
 "ArraySizeLimit" Infinity maximal number of elements of an array or arguments of a function "DetailedGraphics" False controls the description of graphics primitives "ExpressionDepthLimit" Infinity maximal depth of an expression allowed in the output "IntegerLimit" Infinity maximal integer that will be given with all its digits "PostProcess" True whether to remove special formatting used by Speak from the output "RealPrecisionLimit" 3 how many significant digits to include in approximate numbers "StringLengthLimit" Infinity maximal number of characters in strings and symbol names
• and control the size of all output expressions, including the representation of graphics.
• The options controlling the size specify the level of complexity at which to begin eliding parts of the output rather than the exact count of elements in the output.
Give a spoken representation of a formula:
Give a spoken description of a graphic:
Give a spoken representation of a formula:
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Give a spoken description of a graphic:
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 Scope   (4)
Describe mathematical expressions and functions:
Describe programming constructs:
Describe a plot:
Describe a graphics object:
 Options   (7)
Limit the number of arguments included in the text:
Include a detailed description of graphics primitives:
Limit the depth of subexpressions included in the text:
Set a threshold for exact integers and rationals:
Show the text with the markup used by the speech engine:
Set a threshold for number of digits in reals:
Limit the length of strings in the text:
Use Speak to hear the string produced by SpokenString:
Describe a mathematical expression:
Use the result as a Wolfram|Alpha query: