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Re: bell anyone

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  • Robin Becker
    In article , Tim Chase writes ... ..... I m sure I didn t delete that key, but I notice several
    Message 1 of 5 , May 2, 2003
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      In article <BAY2-DAV67BzaqtESe800006820@...>, Tim Chase
      <gumnos@...> writes
      >> On the home machine (after reading the email) I have added
      >> .Default/.Default
      >> /.Current
      >> to HKEY_CURRENT_USER/AppEvents/Schemes/Apps/.Default
      >>
      >> with default value "Default Beep". And after selecting this in the
      >> control panel sound events pane and changing to ding.wav, I can now get
      >> a bell in GVim.
      >>
      >> There has to be a better way to get such simple things to work in a
      >> modern OS.
      >
      >Well, it does work fairly well...for some reason, this regularly availble
      >key (it should be there after a fresh install) got hosed on your box.
      >Shouldn't go blaming the OS for something most likely bungled by a
      >third-party app (or dare I say user? ;-) Though you sound savvy enough to
      >not go around deleting random reg. keys)
      >
      >Additionally, you can change this value now so if you like something other
      >than the ding.wav, you can have your choice of sfx. (though it percolates
      >throughout the system as the default ding)
      >
      >-tim
      ..... I'm sure I didn't delete that key, but I notice several other apps
      have been scribbling into that area. As for the OS, it's the OS that
      makes the use of complex data structures to describe simple things.
      --
      Robin Becker
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