Re: [R] How can we ring a bell in Windows?

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Tue 08 Mar 2005 - 04:11:09 EST

On Tue, 8 Mar 2005 00:31:07 +0800 (CST), Lu Joseph <c_joseph_lu@yahoo.com.tw> wrote :

>Hello useRs,
>
>Is there a way to write code in R
>to ring a bell in Windows?

If you load the tcltk package, then

tkbell()

will get you a bell on more platforms than just Windows. If you don't want to use tcltk, then you could call the Windows API function MessageBeep from some C code, but I don't think we have a "bell" or "beep" function in the standard R packages.

Duncan Murdoch



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