iOS VoiceOver reading out decimal numbers wrong

App Development and Programming

Has anyone run into an issue where VoiceOver reads out decimal numbers literally?

For example, I have a label with 4.29 that gets read as "Four dot twenty-nine" when it would make more sense as "four point two nine".

More frustratingly, it seems to only do this on certain builds of our code.

I could have sworn that when I tried to make a sample app with some decimals on labels and it read them out with the "point".

Is this an Apple bug or is this an acceptable behavior for a label?



Submitted by kevinchao89 on Tuesday, December 8, 2015

I've tried with Alex and Samantha and hear dot in both. Think this is acceptable.
Of course, your use case may make more sense with decimal being called point. TTS have a funny way of determining how to say things sometimes.