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Sound Problems in Action Script 2.0

Posted on 2006-11-13
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Hi,

I am coding in Action Script 2.0. For some reason in the code below the sound file only plays once, but it should keep on sounding.

sKick = new Sound(_root.kkSound_mc);
sKick.attachSound("kickRock");
Beat();

public function Beat(){
            clearInterval(beatID)
            beatID = setInterval(Beat, 100);
            sKick.start();
            //trace("beat="+ sKick.position)      
      }

When I trace the sKick sound in the function in is undefined after the first iteration - why does sKick disappear?
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Question by:waffe
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muxxter earned 100 total points
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Hi waffe.

You seem to be clearing an interval ID that doesn't exist. Also, the looping structure you're setting up is what's causing it to only play once.
Try something like:

var sKick = new Sound(_root.kkSound_mc);
sKick.attachSound("kickRock");

var beatID = setInterval(Beat, 100);

public function Beat() {
    sKick.start();
    //trace("beat="+ sKick.position)    
}
...

Keep in mind that you're going to be calling Beat() every 10th of a second. If that's what you want, that's cool, but I'd consider larger values for setInterval.

Cheers
Gav
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by:waffe
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Thanks muxxter:

Basically set interval sucks in flash!

waffe
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