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UI_BEEP Function

Syntax

N UI_BEEP([N ui_beep_style])

Arguments

ui_beep_style

Optional. Determines which system beep is played.

Beep Style Code
Description
UI_STANDARD_BEEP

Standard Beep

UI_SYSTEM_BEEP

System Beep

UI_CRITICAL_BEEP

Critical Stop

UI_QUESTION_BEEP

Question

UI_EXCLAMATION_BEEP

Exclamation

UI_ASTERISK_BEEP

Asterisk

Description

UI_BEEP() plays a system beep sound through your computer's speaker. Sounds are attached to the various types of system beeps through the Windows Control Panel.

Example 

This function beeps the specified number of times.

function beep_a_lot(beep_num as N)
    for i = 1 to beep_num
        ui_beep()
        sleep(1)
    next i
end function

Prompts the user for a password and beeps if the password is incorrect.

password = "Alpha5"
entered = ui_get_text("Password", "Enter the password", "******", "      ")
if (entered = "") then
    end
end if
if entered == password then
   ui_msg_box("Password","Accepted.")
else
    ui_beep()
    ui_msg_box("Password", "Password invalid.")
    end
end if

Limitations

Desktop applications only.

See Also