Re: Making Mathematica "beep"

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg23370] Re: Making Mathematica "beep"*From*: "David Bailey" <db at salford-software.com>*Date*: Thu, 4 May 2000 02:59:37 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: University of Salford, Salford, Manchester, UK*References*: <8eg7d7$hf4@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote in message news:8eg7d7$hf4 at smc.vnet.net... > In most programming languages, one can write the ASCII character Ctrl-G > to output in order to cause the computer to "beep". How can one do it > in Mathematica (ver. 4.0, with a Notebook Front End)? > One simple answer is to actually generate a sound using something like: Beep[] := Show[Play[Sin[5000 t + 2 Sin[400 t]], {t, 0, 1/8}, DisplayFunction -> Identity], ImageSize -> {10, 10}]; Here I have used Show with the ImageSize option to reduce the size of the (unwanted) picture of the sound which is always generated at this point. As far as I know there is no way to suppress the picture of a sound - yet I would have thought this would be quite useful in many situations! David Bailey Salford Software