[duxhelp] Re: margin bell position

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 13:17:06 -0800

That's interesting, maybe my sound card reroutes my speaker.  I would say,
that if anyone wants to hear it, bad hearing notwithstanding, it should come
through the sound card, allowing the user to use a .wav file.

Jack


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 5:23 AM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: margin bell position


> George,
>
> We simply use Beep(4000, 100).  I hadn't looked deeply into what that
means,
> but it appears that it comes from the computer's speaker, not the sound
> card.
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
On
> Behalf Of George Bell
> Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 8:18 AM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: margin bell position
>
> Perhaps being a Bell myself, I am privileged, since it works for me.
>
> Although I'd hardly describe it as a bell, more a beeeep.
>
> What I cannot determine from the sound, is whether is it supposed to be
> coming via the computer's internal speaker, or through the sound card.
> Peter??
>
> George Bell.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Joanmarie Diggs
> Sent: 24 March 2006 00:14
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: margin bell position
>
> Ah, thanks for the clarification.  So if I understand you correctly, if I
> have 32 characters per line and want to be notified at character 25, then
I
> set the margin bell position to 7?
>
> Regardless, I tried a bunch of different values, and I was in a braille
> document six keying, and the bell never tolled for me. Does it toll for
> thee? :)
>
> Whatever number I enter doesn't seem to "stick".  Each time I get into the
> Global, View Preferences dialog, the Margin bell position edit box is
empty.
>
>
> --Joanie
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter
> Sullivan
> > Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 6:57 PM
> > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: margin bell position
> >
> > Joanie,
> >
> > Actually, you should enter the number of margins in from
> the right
> > margin of the document.  So 25 might often mean 15.
> Moreover, the
> > bell tolls only for braille documents.
> >
> > - Peter
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Joanmarie Diggs
> > Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 6:56 PM
> > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [duxhelp] margin bell position
> >
> > I assume that the way you set the margin bell position is
> to enter the
> > cell number (e.g. 25).  If so, it doesn't seem to be
> taking.
> >
> > Take care.
> > Joanie
> >
> >
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