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Re: Sound with IDL... HELP!
- Subject: Re: Sound with IDL... HELP!
- From: david(at)dfanning.com (David Fanning)
- Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 08:43:08 -0600
- Newsgroups: comp.lang.idl-pvwave
- Organization: Fanning Software Consulting
- References: <3B39ED36.DD579CF2@planet-interkom.de>
- Xref: news.doit.wisc.edu comp.lang.idl-pvwave:25446
Alex Schuster writes:
> Okay, okay. I'm calm. Everything's just fine. I'm sure, someone will
> tell me that I don't have a BIG, BIG problem.
> Because, hey, it's 2001, and of course it should be no problem to play
> .wav files from IDL, right? Right.
> When I do a
> spawn, 'wav.exe mywav.wav' ,
> a big DOS window opens. If I use
> spawn, 'start /min wav.exe mywav.wav' ,
> it closes immedeately, but it is still opened first for a short time.
> I also see a small dialog telling me that IDL is spawning a command.
> And this is just unacceptable! I want to show images to our patients
> which are being tested, and I just cannot confuse them with appearing
> and disappearing dialogs. No way.
> Any ideas? If not, I really don't know what to do now. And I have to
> explain the doctors why the program I wrote this week is of no use.
Uh, how about the NOSHELL keyword to the SPAWN command.
Works in IDL 5.4. :-)
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