troubleshooting Question

HTML Embed play() method

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Hi Guys,

I am fairly advanced with JavaScript, but have been racking my brain with the most simple thing ever, HTML Embed. Basically, I'm trying to use the play() method to play a sound during a certain function. For some reason, it didn't work. So, I wrote a test doc to see if something else was interfering with it. The test doc contained the following code:

function EvalSound() {
<embed src="" autostart=false hidden=true id="chime" name="chime">
<input type="button" value="Play Sound" onClick="EvalSound()">

Pretty simple huh? The <script>EvalSound();</script> by itself won't work, but when called from the onClick method, works just fine. Why will it play the sound from a button, but not when the function is called by itself?
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