SpeechSynthesisErrorEvent

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The SpeechSynthesisErrorEvent interface of the Web Speech API contains information about any errors that occur while processing SpeechSynthesisUtterance objects in the speech service.

Properties

SpeechSynthesisErrorEvent extends the SpeechSynthesisEvent interface, which inherits properties from its parent interface, Event.

SpeechSynthesisErrorEvent.error Read only
Returns an error code indicating what has gone wrong with a speech synthesis attempt.

Methods

SpeechSynthesisErrorEvent extends the SpeechSynthesisEvent interface, which inherits methods from its parent interface, Event.

Examples

var synth = window.speechSynthesis;

var inputForm = document.querySelector('form');
var inputTxt = document.querySelector('input');
var voiceSelect = document.querySelector('select');

var voices = synth.getVoices();

  ...

inputForm.onsubmit = function(event) {
  event.preventDefault();

  var utterThis = new SpeechSynthesisUtterance(inputTxt.value);
  var selectedOption = voiceSelect.selectedOptions[0].getAttribute('data-name');
  for(i = 0; i < voices.length ; i++) {
    if(voices[i].name === selectedOption) {
      utterThis.voice = voices[i];
    }
  }

  synth.speak(utterThis);

  utterThis.onerror = function(event) {
    console.log('An error has occurred with the speech synthesis: ' + event.error);
  }

  inputTxt.blur();
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Speech API
The definition of 'SpeechSynthesisErrorEvent' in that specification.
Draft  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support33 Yes49 No217
error33 Yes49 No217
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support3333 Yes No No7.1 ?
error3333 Yes No No7.1 ?

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