SpeechSynthesisEvent.utterance

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

The utterance read-only property of the SpeechSynthesisUtterance interface returns the SpeechSynthesisUtterance instance that the event was triggered on.

Syntax

event.utterance;

Value

A SpeechSynthesisUtterance object.

Examples

utterThis.onpause = function(event) {
  var char = event.utterance.text.charAt(event.charIndex);
  console.log('Speech paused at character ' + event.charIndex + ' of "' +
  event.utterance.text + '", which is "' + char + '".');
}

Specifications

Specification
Web Speech API
# dom-speechsynthesisevent-utterance

Browser compatibility

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See also