Hypercard play command

Mick Collins mickclns at mac.com
Wed Jan 30 13:27:18 EST 2008

Ah, I missed your msg the first time through the digest, Judy,   
Thanks ... this looks good at first glance, too.
    -  Mick

> Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 15:47:49 -0800
> From: "Judy Perry" <katheryn.swynford at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Hypercard play command
> To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
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> Mick,
> If you're on a Mac, you can d/l Shakobox from Jacquie's website
> (http://www.hyperactivesw.com).  Directions included therein.  Gives
> you access to the QuickTime digital instrument library.  There's a
> similar thingy for PC but I've never gotten it to work properly.
> Judy
> On Jan 29, 2008 11:25 AM, Mick Collins <mickclns at mac.com> wrote:
>> Any ideas on emulating hypercard's play command?
>> It's been a long time but I think the syntax was:
>> play soundname  -- to set the default tone/voice/etc
>> play stop -- to stop the sound
>> play "c4e" --   the note (c in a particular octave) and its length e
>> (ighth)
>> those might be a little off, and there was a little more to it.
>> Any help would be appreciated.

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