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Play Sounds in WPF with PlaySoundAction Behavior

Posted by on Jun 22, 2012 in Code Snippets, Sound | 1 comment

If you use Expression Blend you have the option to use Behaviors to help with your coding. One such behavior is the PlaySoundAction behavior. This one lets you play a sound with just XAML code.

Here is an example:

<Button Content="Button" Height="28" Canvas.Left="145" Canvas.Top="369" Width="48">
    <i:Interaction.Triggers>
    	<i:EventTrigger EventName="Click">
    		<ei:PlaySoundAction Source="beep-3.wav"/>
    	</i:EventTrigger>
    </i:Interaction.Triggers>
</Button>

In this example when the button is pressed a noise will play. Keep in mind the sound file needs to have a “Build Action” of “Content”, and a “Copy to Output Directory” of “Copy if newer” or “Copy always”

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  1. Owen Johnson

    What xmlns do i need to add as i and ei?

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