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The following Microsoft Word macro example demonstrates how you can use Visual Basic for Applications to play a .wav sound file.
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The following macro uses the Windows API GetWindowDirectory to retrieve the Windows directory. It then uses the Windows API sndPlaySound to play the himes.wav file located in that directory.
NOTE: Place the Private Declare statements in the General Declarations section of the Visual Basic for Applications Editor window.