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Archived:Custom alarm sounds and categories are ignored on S60 2nd and 3rd Editions (Known Issue)

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Custom alarm sounds set using TASShdAlarm::SoundName() are ignored. Also, it is not possible to set custom alarm categories, for example alarms associated with a particular application or application engine.

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Platform(s): S60 2nd Edition and FP1, FP2, FP3
S60 3rd Edition and FP1
S60 3rd Edition FP1
S60 3rd Edition (initial release)
S60 2nd Edition (initial release)
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Created: User:Technical writer 1 (10 May 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (21 Jun 2012)

Description

S60 alarm implementation ignores the custom alarm sounds set using TASShdAlarm::SoundName():

TASShdAlarm iAlarm;
...
iAlarm.SoundName().Copy("SoundFile"); // ignored

The alarm server is only capable of playing the default clock or calendar alarm sounds.
Also, custom categories, set using TASShdAlarm::Category(), are ignored. Only two categories are supported (KASCliCategoryClock for clock alarms, rest of the category values are interpreted as calendar alarms).

Solution

No known solution.

This page was last modified on 21 June 2012, at 06:24.
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