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MessageBeep Reference in C#, VB.NET and VB6


Visual Basic 6 definition
Declare Function MessageBeep Lib "user32.dll" (ByVal wType As Long) As Long

Visual Basic .NET definition
Declare Function MessageBeep Lib "user32" (ByVal wType As Integer) As Integer

C# definition
[DllImport("user32")] public static extern int MessageBeep(int wType)


Platforms: Win 32s, Win 95/98, Win NT MessageBeep plays one of the system's associated sounds, with one exception. These sounds are some of the ones that Windows associates with certain events. However, this function can also play a beep on the computer's internal speaker. The function returns 1 if successful, or 0 if an error occured.


Further Information:

For further information on Windows API functions such as these, and how to use these API's in your C# and VB.NET applications, please refer to the book 'Network programming in .NET' (Buy at Amazon UK) (Buy at Amazon US)

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