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Re: Internal Timer Alarms

Unread postby Stopwatch » Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:11 am

itspenlo wrote:Just it seems that the "sound on run" function is not quite stable in this version. It tends to skip some sound when counting down. I did try to lower the interval / or extend the counting time, but it still skip strangely.

Program code is the same. It's not reliable so will be redesigned when this feature will be implemented to common release.
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Re: Internal Timer Alarms

Unread postby T-Rex » Wed Apr 27, 2011 2:47 am

I have the same requirement for a countdown timer, counting down from 5 seconds to start, running in a one minute loop.

I came up with this solution, before I discovered this forum!

I have created a Microsoft Powerpoint slide show with 60 black slides, and set it up to automatically transition the slides every one second. The last 5 slides have large digits in white, 5, 4, 3, etc and a sound file associated with each slide, with 5 - 1 being one tone, and the last slide having a different tone.

If you don't have Microsoft Powerpoint, you might be able to do the same thing with StarOffice, which is an open source office productivity suite, but I have not tested this.
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