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multiple beeps using System.out.println("\007") - how?  RSS feed

 
Andreas Macke
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Hi,
I've been trying to get multiple beeps to be sounded to signifiy different levels of system feedback. I'm currently looking at something like this (I can't count on a soundcard, so I have to use the ascii bell instead of toolkit.bell()):
for (int i=0; i < numofBeeps; i++){
System.out.println("\007");
System.out.flush();
}//end for
I've run this through the Eclipse debugger, and even when numOfBeeps > 1, and I can see the loop executing several times, I only get one beep out of the system. Does anyone have an idea what's going on here?
TIA,
Andreas
[ March 23, 2004: Message edited by: Andreas Macke ]
 
Carlos Failde
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Howdy.
It works if you put a pause in after each beep with something like:
 
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