struggling with player

William Prothero prothero at
Mon Apr 27 19:25:31 EDT 2015

I have it working in the simulator now, EXCEPT for the volume setting. The volume doesn’t have any effect.
So, I guess I should load it onto my iPad and see if it works?

      iPhoneSetSoundChannelVolume "background1",tVol

> On Apr 27, 2015, at 3:14 PM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at> wrote:
> William Prothero wrote:
>> I’m going by the lesson at:
>> <>
>> to get sound files to play on the iPhone. However, I get no sound in the simulator. It finds the sound files (I test that the file exists), but no sound. And, the player doesn’t show any controls, even tho I have specified to show the controls.
>> Can I use the same play commands that I do in the development environment, or do I have to use the special mobile sound commands, like:
>> mobilePlaySoundOnChannel commands? I don’t see this in the lessons, so I’m asking.
>> So, I guess I’m asking if I have to use completely different commands when in mobile environment. The lesson doesn’t say it.
> That lesson includes this note:
>   Important: The iPhone simulator appears to have somewhat
>   buggy support for sound playback via AVAudioPlayer – it
>   will intermittently fail for no reason. Therefore, if
>   you are using the play command be sure to test your
>   application on a real device.
> How does it work when you test on your phone?
> -- 
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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