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GeneralChange the mouse cursor to another monitor fast using keys or mouse buttons Pin
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GeneralAdobe Scan turns your documents, receipts & more into editable PDFs Pin
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GeneralProgram to Play Wave File in Batch File, with Bonus for Programmers Pin
David A. Gray9-May-17 21:25
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In the course of investigating tools for reporting when a Windows computer is "ready for work," I discovered that there is no prepackaged way to cause a WAV file to play in a batch file or other script. Though I found a solution), it was still in source code form, and was pretty Spartan. Since I have access to a good C compiler, I copied it off into a new Visual Studio project, converted the signature so that it would accept wide character inputs, and dressed it up a bit. The result is SoundOff.exe, available in binary form, from [^]](https://github.com/txwizard/SoundOff/blob/master/SoundOff_Binary.ZIP).

The source code is available under a three-clause BSD license from GitHub - txwizard/SoundOff: System Utility to Play a Windows Sound (.WAV) File in a Script. If you clone the project, you get not only the source for that program, but the C/C++ headers that define every entry point in the ten DLLs that come with it. Some of those will be discussed in forthcoming articles.
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GeneralAnybody know of a free font that has the barycenter symbol? Pin
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Generalfreeware registry app: RegOwnershipEx 1.0.0.2 (new version) Pin
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GeneralFormat large Micro SD cards so Android and Windows can read them. Pin
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GeneralA tool to display (and save to a file) all WiFi credentials Pin
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GeneralA tool for converting TIF files into PDF Pin
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