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Putting wavs in VB4 programs

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How can I make a wav play when I open a program?
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Question by:Klueny2
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Declare Function sndPlaySound Lib "WINMM.DLL" Alias "sndPlaySoundA" _
      (ByVal lpszSoundName As String, ByVal uFlags As Long) As Long


Const SND_SYNC = &H0  
Const SND_ASYNC = &H1  
Const SND_NODEFAULT = &H2
Const SND_LOOP = &H8  
Const SND_NOSTOP = &H10

Add the following code to the appropriate Function or Sub procedure in your application, in the main form_load, or in your main startup :

SoundName$ = "c:\windows\tada.wav"   wFlags% = SND_ASYNC Or SND_NODEFAULT
x% = sndPlaySound(SoundName$,wFlags%)
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by:Avi082798
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The easy way is to use the "Shell" command or you can use API like waty proposed.
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