PlaySound

How do i use the playsound api to play a wav file from a .res file.

I tried using PlaySound loadresdata(101,10),0,0 but i always get that element 101 doesnt exist when i know it does...
Any ideas?
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MTroutwineCommented:
Try this, to test it add a button to a form and then paste this code in the form:

Option Explicit

Private Const SND_NODEFAULT = &H2
Private Declare Function sndPlaySound Lib "winmm.dll" Alias "sndPlaySoundA" (ByVal lpszSoundName As String, ByVal uFlags As Long) As Long

Private Sub Command1_Click()
   
    PlayWav LoadResString(101)
   
End Sub

Public Sub PlayWav(ByVal WavFilePath As String)
   
    ' ----------------------------------
    ' Local Variable Declarations:
    ' ----------------------------------
    Dim lngReturn As Long
   
    ' If the path length is 0 exit:
    If Len(Dir(Trim(WavFilePath))) = 0 Then
        Exit Sub
    End If
   
    ' Play the wav file:
    lngReturn = sndPlaySound(WavFilePath, SND_NODEFAULT)
   
End Sub

In the Resource editor add a string value that contains the path to the wave file!

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crazymanAuthor Commented:
That works fine but...i cant distribute the wav files with the ocx thats why i wanted the data from the .res file
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MTroutwineCommented:
Sorry about that here is Microsoft's solution:


Article ID: Q141505
Title: "Using LoadResData with Binary Data"
http://premium.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q141/5/05.asp


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crazymanAuthor Commented:
That link doesnt work for me...?
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crazymanAuthor Commented:
Cheers i serched for thast article on ms kb

Works great ..thanks!
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