Re: To Play a .Wav File

"Tom Serface" <>
Thu, 12 Apr 2007 06:41:01 -0700
You may be interested in one of these classes. At least loooking at the
code may help you out:

You may want to try putting the whole path to the WAV file. I also noticed
that you are get bRet from PlaySound() but you are not checking or returning
that value. What is being returned? Also, make sure the file is small
enough to fit into memory (it looks like this file would be pretty small so
that's not likely the problem).


"lucky" <> wrote in message


I wanted to play a.wav file. This is what i have done

CString strFileToPlay;
strFileToPlay = "Pulse.wav";
BOOL bRet;
bRet = PlaySound(strFileToPlay,NULL,SND_FILENAME|SND_LOOP);
return 0;

BOOL CDialogIncomingCall::OnInitDialog(void)

//play the ring tone thread here and stop it when reject is pressed

HANDLE hThread;
DWORD dwThrdParam = 1;

hThread = CreateThread(NULL, // default
security attributes
0, // use default stack size
PlayRing, // thread function
&dwThrdParam, // argument to thread function
0, // use default creation flags
&dwThreadId); // returns the thread identifier

return 0;

But the .wav file is not getting played.

I think this .wav file has to be loaded into the workspace.
i don't know how to do that. Can anyone one tell me the


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