beep

Produce operating system beep sound

Description

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beep produces your computer's default beep sound, if it is enabled.

beep on enables the beep sound.

beep off disables the beep sound.

status = beep returns the current beep mode (on or off).

Examples

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Produce your system’s default beep sound after a period of silence.

Pause for 5 seconds of silence, and then produce your system’s default beep sound.

pause(5)
beep

Tips

  • If you have configured your system not to produce any sound, then beep is silent.

  • beep produces the operating system’s default beep sound. To produce a sound and specify its pitch and duration in MATLAB®, use the sound function.

See Also

Introduced before R2006a