Microsoft Windows CE 3.0  

Using the PlaySound Function with Waveform Audio Files

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In Windows CE, most waveform audio files use the .wav file name extension. The following code example shows how to play the \Sounds\Bells.wav file.

PlaySound (TEXT("\\SOUNDS\\BELLS.WAV"), NULL,
SND_SYNC);

If the specified file does not exist or the file cannot be stored in available device memory, the PlaySoundfunction plays the default system sound. If you have not defined a default system sound, PlaySoundfails without playing a sound. The following code example shows how to specify that the default sound should not be played, by using the SND_NODEFAULTflag in the fdwSoundparameter to prohibit the application from playing the default sound.

PlaySound (TEXT("\\SOUNDS\\BELLS.WAV"), NULL,
SND_SYNC | SND_NODEFAULT);


 Last updated on Tuesday, May 18, 2004

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