Re: Beeps in Mathematica
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- Subject: [mg120144] Re: Beeps in Mathematica
- From: Joseph Gwinn <joegwinn at comcast.net>
- Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2011 07:34:48 -0400 (EDT)
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In article <iv6j4m$svp$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Alexey Popkov <lehin.p at gmail.com> wrote: > On 7 Jul, 16:45, Simon <simonjtyler at gmail.com> wrote: > > Do the other sound commands work? > > If not, then maybe the following superuser question will help > > youhttp://superuser.com/q/295979/45585 > > Thanks for the link. I just have figured out the reason why Beep > command did not produce any sound on my Windows 2000 installation of > Mathematica 7. It is because the system registry parameter "Beep" was > set to "No" in the following registry key: > > [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Sound] > > Setting it to "Yes" makes Beep command working (after restarting > Windows). I still consider this as a fault because I expect > Mathematica do not depend on OS-specific undocumented settings. Given that an operating system (like Windows, MacOS, or Linux) trumps any application running under it, how is an application like Mathematica supposed to achieve this independence? Joe Gwinn PS: For the record, I run Mathematica under MacOS at home and Windows XP at work.