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Old February 12th, 2006, 01:11 PM
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Hi, Can anybody explain to me how i can add sound to a stock control system. For example if somebody presses the logout button i want to play a sound. All help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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There are two ways you can play a sound file:

The simple way is to use a static method newAudioClip() of an Applet class to get an instance of AudioClip, then invoke the play method.
For example:
JButton logout = new JButton( "Logout" );
logout.addActionListener( new ActionListener()
{
   public void actionPerformed( ActionEvent evt )
   {
      // play a sound before loging out
      try
      {
         java.applet.AudioClip clip =
            java.applet.Applet.newAudioClip(new java.net.URL( "file:/logout.wav"));
         clip.play();

         // loging out.....
      }
       catch( Exception e ) {}
   }
});


The alternative way, which is a right way to do, is using the Java Sound API. You need to learn the following classes of Java Sound API in order to play a sound file successfully:
- AudioInputStream
- AudioFormat
- DataLine
- SourceDataLine

Hope this help.


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Look at these references,

Playing sound in Java Applet,
http://www.javareference.com/jrexamp...mple.jsp?id=20

http://www.javareference.com/mvnforu...ead?thread=259

Hope this helps,
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