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Hi Tom

I have two pieces of code.  The first one goes in a separate module.  The second is placed in a worksheet.  The second piece of code plays a sound at intervals of 10, 20 and 30 seconds.  Can the code be altered so that a different sound is played at each interval?
The first piece of code determines the path and filename of the sound.

Thanks in advance

Chris Mitchell

Declare Function sndPlaySound32 Lib "winmm.dll" Alias "sndPlaySoundA" _
     (ByVal lpszSoundName As String, ByVal uFlags As Long) As Long
Sub PlaySound()
  If Application.CanPlaySounds Then
      'Substitute the path and filename of the sound you want to play
      Call sndPlaySound32("C:\sound2.wav", 0)
  End If
End Sub




Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
Dim intLastRow As Integer
On Error GoTo ws_exit1
If Not Intersect(Range("GroupCell"), Target) Is Nothing Then
Application.EnableEvents = False
Range("H3:I4").ClearContents

intLastRow = Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row - 1
Call UnProtectMe
Cells(2, 4).Resize(intLastRow, 1).ClearContents
Call ProtectMe

End If
ws_exit1:
Application.EnableEvents = True



On Error GoTo ws_exit:
Application.EnableEvents = False
If Not Intersect(Target, Me.Range("J9")) Is Nothing Then
If Me.Range("J9").Value = 10 Or Me.Range("J9").Value = 20 Or _
 Me.Range("J9").Value = 30 Then PlaySound
End If

ws_exit:
Application.EnableEvents = True
End Sub

Answer
Christopher Mitchell,

there are several ways to approach this.  This is one way:

Declare Function sndPlaySound32 Lib "winmm.dll" Alias "sndPlaySoundA" _
(ByVal lpszSoundName As String, ByVal uFlags As Long) As Long
Sub PlaySound(ii As Integer)
If Application.CanPlaySounds Then
'Substitute the path and filename of the sound you want to play
Select Case ii
  Case 10
   Call sndPlaySound32("C:\sound2.wav", 0)
  Case 20
   Call sndPlaySound32("C:\sound3.wav", 0)
  Case 30
   Call sndPlaySound32("C:\sound4.wav", 0)
End Select
End If
End Sub




Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
Dim intLastRow As Integer
On Error GoTo ws_exit1
If Not Intersect(Range("GroupCell"), Target) Is Nothing Then
Application.EnableEvents = False
Range("H3:I4").ClearContents

intLastRow = Cells(Rows.Count, "A").End(xlUp).Row - 1
Call UnProtectMe
Cells(2, 4).Resize(intLastRow, 1).ClearContents
Call ProtectMe

End If
ws_exit1:
Application.EnableEvents = True



On Error GoTo ws_exit:
Application.EnableEvents = False
If Not Intersect(Target, Me.Range("J9")) Is Nothing Then
If Me.Range("J9").Value = 10 Or Me.Range("J9").Value = 20 Or _
Me.Range("J9").Value = 30 Then PlaySound Round(Me.Range("J9").Value, 0)
End If

ws_exit:
Application.EnableEvents = True
End Sub


Put in the actual names of the sound files you want to play in the first piece of code.

--
Regards,
Tom Ogilvy

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