April 13, 2001 - Piling Up Sounds
April 13, 2001|
Piling Up Sounds
Tips: April 2001
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
With event sync, Flash can play multiple copies of the same sound at the same time. It replicates itself while it is currently playing. This replication is often referred to as a new "instance" of the same sound. If you re-trigger an event sound while it is playing, it does not stop, rewind, and restart the sound. Instead, you get layering of multiple instances of the same sound playing at the same time.
As a reminder, in order to sonify your page, follow this recipe:
flashsound.js in the
onmouseover event handler to the
The following link plays a scale passage when moused over. Quickly mouse the link over and over again. A new instance starts every time you mouse over the link, creating a pile up of multiple instances. Try it:
Here is the source code:
Here are links you can use to download