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Re: The other side of bell-style
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Michael T. Davis" <DAVISM at er6 dot eng dot ohio-state dot edu>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 12:47:21 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: The other side of bell-style
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Michael T. Davis wrote:
> Looking through the archives and searching the 'net, it looks like
> most people want to disable the bell in CYGWIN. In my case, I find the
> bell coming through my PC's speaker annoying, but only because it's not
> coming out of my audio card. I would prefer to be able to have the beep
> passed through my audio card and, ideally, allow the selection of what
> sound file (e.g. .WAV) would be played. ...Possible?
In more recent versions of Cygwin (not sure exactly which, but at least 2
releases or more) the bell is generated using the Windows default beep
(through the audio card if available). I don't think there's a separate
setting for the Cygwin beep vs. the Windows default one, though.
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