SpeechRecognition.abort()

The abort() method of the Web Speech API stops the speech recognition service from listening to incoming audio, and doesn't attempt to return a SpeechRecognitionResult.

Syntax

abort()

Parameters

None.

Return value

None (undefined).

Examples

const grammar = '#JSGF V1.0; grammar colors; public <color> = aqua | azure | beige | bisque | black | blue | brown | chocolate | coral | crimson | cyan | fuchsia | ghostwhite | gold | goldenrod | gray | green | indigo | ivory | khaki | lavender | lime | linen | magenta | maroon | moccasin | navy | olive | orange | orchid | peru | pink | plum | purple | red | salmon | sienna | silver | snow | tan | teal | thistle | tomato | turquoise | violet | white | yellow ;'
const recognition = new SpeechRecognition();
const speechRecognitionList = new SpeechGrammarList();
speechRecognitionList.addFromString(grammar, 1);
recognition.grammars = speechRecognitionList;

const diagnostic = document.querySelector('.output');
const bg = document.querySelector('html');

document.body.onclick = () => {
  recognition.start();
  console.log('Ready to receive a color command.');
}

abortBtn.onclick = () => {
  recognition.abort();
  console.log('Speech recognition aborted.');
}

recognition.onspeechend = () => {
  recognition.stop();
  console.log('Speech recognition has stopped.');
}

Specifications

Specification
Web Speech API
# dom-speechrecognition-abort

Browser compatibility

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See also