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Beep is beeping only once

Posted on 2003-12-04
Last Modified: 2010-05-03
I wrote the code
for i = to 5
next i
but the computer beeps only once.
Question by:SaadDani
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Expert Comment

ID: 9880601
for i = 0 to 5
next i

Author Comment

ID: 9880614
Its the same...
LVL 11

Expert Comment

ID: 9880726
Try this:

for i = 1 to 5
next i

( I haven't tested it 'cos I don't have speakers at the moment )
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Expert Comment

ID: 9880750
If this doesn't work then try using Timer to do the beeping in some time interval.    (Maybe the loop goes too fast.     Loop is finished even before the first beep finishes )

Create command button and a timer:
Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Timer1.Interval = 300
    Timer1.Tag = 0
    Timer1.Enabled = True
End Sub

Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
    Timer1.Tag = Timer1.Tag + 1
    If Timer1.Tag = 5 Then Timer1.Enabled = False
End Sub
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Accepted Solution

GrahamSkan earned 100 total points
ID: 9880751
All the beeps are merged together.
Try this
Dim i As Integer
Dim j As Long
For i = 0 To 5
     For j = 1 To 10000000
     Next j


Author Comment

ID: 9880756
dosn't help...
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Expert Comment

ID: 9880793
Timer method works fine for me.
The lowest value of Timer1.Interval that gives multiple beeps on my comp. is 50. Everything larger than this works fine.

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