Beep and sounds

This is a discussion on Beep and sounds within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; i have two questions 1. what is [code] \a[\code]? 2.how to use sound files in c++? rgds saimadhav...

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    Beep and sounds

    i have two questions

    1. what is [code] \a[\code]?
    2.how to use sound files in c++?

    rgds

    saimadhav

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    1. If you output \a to the console on most systems, it will do some sort of simple Beep.

    2. If you asked "Can you use sound files in C++", then the answers is definitely yes (subject to the OS environment having some sort of support for audio files). The question you ask is like asking someone "How do I change the valve springs in an engine?" - if you have never taken a combustion engine apart, or otherwise have good knowledge of how it works, it will take a very long time to explain.

    How much do you know about sound and computers?

    Edit: Also, perhaps you can explain a bit further what you actually want to achieve?

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    i am a game programmer (to be) and i want to use sounds

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saimadhav View Post
    i am a game programmer (to be) and i want to use sounds
    And I repeat my questions, as you didn't answer either:
    How much do you know about sound and computers?

    Perhaps you can explain a bit further what you actually want to achieve?

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    i am pretty good at sounds ....... i am a hardware assembler


    how do i use \a?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saimadhav View Post
    i am pretty good at sounds ....... i am a hardware assembler


    how do i use \a?
    Code:
    printf("\a");
    for example.

    What's a "hardware assembler", do you mean that you put hardware together, or that you know how to write assembler code?

    Ok, so can you describe how a .WAV file gets played in a PC [I don't mean how you write the code, but generally as a concept]?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saimadhav View Post
    i am a game programmer (to be) and i want to use sounds
    http://libsdl.org

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