Have fun typing words and numbers (mainly for children)
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odoepner / tippotle

Have fun typing words and numbers (mainly for children)

Simplistic text editor with

->  Color-coded characters (letters, numbers, etc.)
->  As typed speaks (spells out) letters/numbers in the currently selected language
->  Switch between speaker languages (currently English and German)
->  Switch between 5 buffers (auto-saved to disk)
->  Unlimited font zooming in/out
->  Selectable font (via font preview combobox)
->  Can automatically show images depicting current word
->  Email current buffer to one of 5 preconfigured recipients
->  Display images that depict current word or letter
->  Display sign language and braille symbol of current letter
->  All actions are available via toolbar and function keys

Build status

Screenshot

Sending email to Mama

Technology

->  Requires Java 8 (uses NIO.2 for file storage, lambdas, etc.)
->  Uses Java Swing, mainly the JTextPane.
->  equires http://sourceforge.net/projects/espeak/[espeak] command in the PATH.

Planned features

->  "Login"-Dialog where computer speaker welcomes and asks user for their name
->  Let computer read the current sentence or line
->  Hand writing recognition (of single letters)
->  Make computer voice more "interactive"
->  Mute button for pure typing mode
->  Configurable character colors
->  ASCII art mode (restricts font selection to mono-spaced)
->  Printing