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GetSoundStatus

Script function

world.GetSoundStatus

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Type

Method

Summary

Gets the status of a sound started by PlaySound

Prototype

long GetSoundStatus(short Buffer);

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Description

Gets the status of one of the sound buffers.

If you started playing a sound with StartSound this will tell you if it is still playing, and if so, whether it is set to loop or not.

Basically if the returned number is > 0 then the sound is playing, and if it is <= 0 then it is not playing.

You might test this in a timer to see if a sound had stopped playing (eg. some music), and if so, play something else.

Buffer: Which buffer to query (1 to 10).


Available in MUSHclient version 4.28 onwards.



VBscript example

result = GetSoundStatus (1)  ' find what sound buffer 1 is doing


Lua example

result = GetSoundStatus (1)


Return value

-3: Sound system is not initialized (ie. DirectX not installed or too early version)
-2: That buffer is free (never played a sound, or the sound was stopped with StopSound)
-1: Requested buffer number out of range 1 to 10
0: That buffer has reached the end and stopped playing
1: That buffer is playing a sound, but not looping
2: That buffer is playing a sound, which is a looping sound


See Also ...

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