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  Re: Sounds  
From: clipka
Date: 1 Apr 2017 07:22:21
Am 31.03.2017 um 21:56 schrieb dick balaska:
> Am 2017-03-31 09:26, also sprach clipka:
>> Am 31.03.2017 um 14:54 schrieb Mike Horvath:
>>> On 3/31/2017 8:53 AM, Mike Horvath wrote:
>>>> I cannot hear any sounds since I installed the new beta. Where do I
>>>> turn
>>>> them on?
>>>> Mike
>>> The sounds settings dialog says all three .wav files are turned on, but
>>> I don't hear anything.
>> POV-Ray 3.7.1 no longer comes with custom sounds.
> Huh. Was there a reason for that? (After my first render, I immediately
> turn the sounds off, but it seems a popular feature.)

There was a reason indeed. Not even nearly as compelling though as the
fact (which I noticed only yesterday) that POV-Ray for Windows isn't
designed to allow for choosing one of those standard Windows sounds
instead. So either we'll have to change the POV-Ray GUI accordingly, or
bring back the sound files.

Given that I'm not fond of putting any more effort into that old GUI, I
guess the choice is a no-brainer...

(We also ditched the background tiles for the message pane, but I don't
really expect anyone to miss /those/.)

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