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Adding sound files to indicator

Trading Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: FXCM - Gain
Favorite Futures: forex
Posts: 4 since Oct 2009
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Adding sound files to indicator

Hello Mike,

I downloaded two sound files (long.wav and short.wav) to C:\Program Files\NinjaTrader 6.5\sounds
and included them in my existing indicator.
(see extract hereunder)
Then i clicked on "compile" and closed the edit-window.

Now the sounds are not playing when the conditions are met ?
What did i do wrong ?
Programming fault ?

The indicator is attached.

PS. Please detailed instructions, i am not a programmer !


double val = Low[bar+1] - ( TickSize * ArrowDisplacement );
DrawArrowUp(CurrentBar.ToString(),1, val , barColorUp );
//data[ data.Count - 1] = val * -1;
//setData( data, bar, val * -1 );
if (soundon && FirstTickOfBar){
PlaySound(@"C:\Program Files\NinjaTrader 6.5\sounds\long.wav");
//else if( lastDirection > direction )
else if (Signal[0] == -1 && Signal[1] != -1)
double val = High[bar+1] + ( TickSize * ArrowDisplacement );
DrawArrowDown(CurrentBar.ToString(),1, val, barColorDown );
if (soundon && FirstTickOfBar){
PlaySound(@"C:\Program Files\NinjaTrader 6.5\sounds\short.wav");

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I've never tried hardcoding the sound file; try this approach:

Denver, CO
Trading Experience: Intermediate
Platform: NinjaTrader
Broker/Data: Amp Futures/Zen-Fire
Favorite Futures: TF, ES, CL
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PlaySound(@"C:\Program Files\NinjaTrader 6.5\sounds\long.wav");




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