Speak (OS X)
Produces speech from text.
Speak [<text to be spoken>]
Click Specify to display the “Speak” Options dialog box, where you can set the following options.
Type the text to be spoken directly in the text entry area, or click Specify to create your spoken text from a calculation.
Use Voice lets you select from the various voices available on your computer.
Wait for speech completion before continuing tells FileMaker Pro to wait until the speech is completed before continuing with the next script step.
Where the script step runs 
FileMaker Pro 
FileMaker Server scheduled script 
FileMaker Go 
Custom Web Publishing 
FileMaker WebDirect 
Runtime solution 
Originated in 
FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier
You can enter a literal text string or use a calculation to create the text to be spoken. You can also specify which voice synthesizer to use and whether or not to wait for the speech to be completed, before continuing with the next script step.
If the database is opened on a non-speaking computer, the script can still be edited, but only the default voice synthesizer is available. Speak script steps are not executed when the script is run on a non-speaking computer.
Example 1 
Tells the user to enter a company name if the Company field is empty. Can be started by the OnRecordCommit, OnLayoutExit, or OnWindowClose script triggers.
If [IsEmpty ( Contacts::Company )]
Speak ["Enter a company name"]
End If
Example 2 
Speaks the contents of the Summary field in the current record.
Go to Layout ["Invoice Details"]
Speak [Invoices::Summary]
Related topics 
Script steps reference (alphabetical list)
Script steps reference (category list)