How to control system volume

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Apr 17 15:12:01 EDT 2003

Ken Norris wrote:

> Since I'll be using TTS and other audio feedback a great deal, a complete
> standard for controlling system volume is important to me, i.e. a set of
> handlers (built-in or otherwise) that can _temporarily_ take control of the
> sys volume while the app is running, then return it to its former setting
> when leaving the app (such as opening other app windows or quitting, etc.).
> Is there any help for it?

It's the second-least intuitive token in the language (after
"destroyStack"):  see the "playLoudness" global property.

 Richard Gaskin 
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