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Java Speech API NullPointers problem

E MacAoidh
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Joined: Feb 11, 2005
Posts: 3
Hi, Im trying to get a sample piece of code up and running using the Java Speech API, I have tried many different tutorials, all are the same basic contents... in the Main method, a synthesizer is created and allocated...
Synthesizer synth = Central.createSynthesizer(
new SynthesizerModeDesc(Locale.ENGLISH));
synth.allocate();
synth.resume();

Than when the speech is done, it is deallocated()

My code compiles fine, but when I try to run it, it has problems with the allocation and deallocation, it gives me a NullPointerException.

I have looked at many different tutorials, they all compile fine, and then when I run them I get the same error.
How can I make it work?!!
Any thoughts?
Im really stuck on this.....
Thanks

E
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Well, show us a stack trace. Tell us about your platform (Java version, OS, etc.)


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E MacAoidh
Greenhorn

Joined: Feb 11, 2005
Posts: 3
Hi Ernest,
Im using Jdeveloper, with Java 1.4 on Windows XP. Stack Trace having run the program is as follows:

java.lang.NullPointerException

at synth.Test.main(Test.java:376)

Exception in MAIN method : java.lang.NullPointerException

I have been asking a number of colleagues about this problem, most seem to think its some problem with the classpath configuration and access to runtime libraries is setup. Im currently trying a few different things to that end. Do you think it could be anything else or would you have any better suggestions?
Thanks for your help,

E.
 
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