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TN IT166 How to create a sound for an alarm in InTouch

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This Tech Note walks you through creating a Condition Script to play a sound file within InTouch when a new Alarm arrives.



  • Author: Alex Davenport
  • Published: 10/05/2015
  • Applies to: InTouch All Versions




1 Open WindowMaker and within your scripts area right click on Condition and select New.





2 The scripting editor will appear and double click in the Condition area.





3 The Tagname Dictionary appears then select the $NewAlarm tag and click the OK button.






4 Make sure the Condition Type is set to true and select the Functions - All Button then Select the PlaySound function as seen below. This will automatically populate with the Syntax requires to use this function.









5 If you require further information on the options with this function they are detailed below.