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Win Api Beep()

Win Api Beep()

Win Api Beep()

(OP)
This is a simple, but probably very difficult-to-answer, question.

When you get an error message in windows... lets say you typed "blah" into the 'run' dialog, you will hear a nice PC beep.

When *i* try to make a BEEP it sounds WRONG! What frequency is windows using for their error message BEEPS?

Ashthud

RE: Win Api Beep()

Try MessageBeep instead

RE: Win Api Beep()

  Or for a little more variety in the sound you can play, try PlaySound function.

RE: Win Api Beep()

Or plain Beep ...

'vb6
Private Declare Function Beep Lib "kernel32" (ByVal dwFreq As Long, ByVal dwDuration As Long) As Long

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    
    sound 37, 100
    
End Sub

Private Sub sound(hz, duration)
    
        Beep hz, duration
        
End Sub
 

RE: Win Api Beep()

Beep is where we started ...

RE: Win Api Beep()

Please excuse my Beep.

RE: Win Api Beep()

(OP)
=beep(442,100) is the very similar, if not, the default system beep.  Thanks to a few colleagues of mine, one who has a very enthusiastic interest in music.

Ashthud

RE: Win Api Beep()

MessageBeep(-1) should use the correct default beep, and will even use the PC speaker to do the beep if no soundcard installed/detected

RE: Win Api Beep()

(OP)
HA! You're correct! I have no speakers but there are drivers installed for the speakers... so i being played but through non-existant speakers. CHEERS

Ashthud

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