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Re: How to suppress the beep in version 4?

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  • Subject: [mg19211] Re: How to suppress the beep in version 4?
  • From: Tore Ferner <rufsen at>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 02:53:00 -0400
  • Organization: Telenor Online Public Access
  • References: <7odimq$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

It is probably due to your {, [, ] and } characters being accessed with AltGr.

To turn it off:
Edit -> Prefernces -> Global options -> Message options

There you click on the small box to the right of "WarningAction" and uncheck "Beep".


Eckhard Hennig wrote:
> Can anyone tell me if it is possible to turn off the beep the Mathematica 4
> frontend for Windows NT produces every time a square bracket is typed? When
> I type something like f[x[[2]]], I get
>   f[ <ding> x[ <ding> [ <ding> 2] <ding> ] <ding> ] <ding>
> This behavior is extremely annoying when a sound card is installed because
> each beep causes the display of the bracket to be delayed by the time it
> takes to play the ding.wav file (approximately 0.5 seconds for each ding).
> And apart from the annoying delays, I would like to prevent my colleagues
> from going nuts when I'm using Mathematica 4.
> -- Eckhard
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