<emphasis>

<emphasis>

Specifies that the enclosed text should be spoken with emphasis.

Attributes

Name

Description

level

Changes the emphasis of the spoken text. You can specify a preset emphasis ("strong", "moderate", and "reduced"). "Moderate" is the default setting. This attribute is effective for all TTS engines except AT&T.

For information detailing how to use the <emphasis> tag with Polly, see the Polly documentation.

Notes

Example

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<vxml version="2.0">
<form>
<block>
<prompt>
I can say hello with no emphasis.
Or I can say <emphasis>hello</emphasis> with some oomph.
</prompt>
</block>
</form>
</vxml>

The output of the above script would be:

Computer: I can say hello with no emphasis. Computer: Or I can say HELLO with some oomph.

Child Tags

<audio>, <break>, <emphasis>, <enumerate>, <mark>, <phoneme>, <prosody>, <say-as>, <speak>, <sub>, <value>, <voice>

Parent Tags

<audio>, <emphasis>, <enumerate>, <foreach>, <paragraph>, <prompt>, <prosody>, <sentence>, <speak>, <voice>