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All noises played in a project divide into two types:[[File:The_Sounds_Tab.png|thumb|250px|Sounds can be managed in the Sounds Tab.]]
 
All noises played in a project divide into two types:[[File:The_Sounds_Tab.png|thumb|250px|Sounds can be managed in the Sounds Tab.]]
 
===Sounds===
 
===Sounds===
These are the items that are available only be importing or by summoning. These can be visited in the Sounds [[tab]], where imported sounds can be played, imported, and deleted.
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These are the items that are available only be importing or by summoning. These can be visited in the Sounds tab, where imported sounds can be played, imported, and deleted.
 
The following blocks control the playing of these sounds:
 
The following blocks control the playing of these sounds:
 
*[[Play Sound () (block)|Play Sound ()]]- Begins the sound and executes the rest of its [[script]], without waiting for the sound to finish playing.
 
*[[Play Sound () (block)|Play Sound ()]]- Begins the sound and executes the rest of its [[script]], without waiting for the sound to finish playing.
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*[[Set Volume to () (block)|Set Volume to ()]]- Sets a sprite's volume.
 
*[[Set Volume to () (block)|Set Volume to ()]]- Sets a sprite's volume.
 
*[[Change Volume by () (block)|Change Volume by ()]]- Changes a sprite's volume by a given amount.
 
*[[Change Volume by () (block)|Change Volume by ()]]- Changes a sprite's volume by a given amount.
*[[Set Tempo to () (block)|Set Tempo to ()]]- Sets a sprite's tempo (affects the "beat" speed).
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*[[Set Tempo to () bpm (block)|Set Tempo to () bpm]]- Sets a sprite's tempo (affects the "beat" speed).
 
*[[Change Tempo by () (block)|Change Tempo by ()]]- Changes a sprite's tempo a given amount.
 
*[[Change Tempo by () (block)|Change Tempo by ()]]- Changes a sprite's tempo a given amount.
 
*[[Rest for () Beats (block)|Rest for () Beats]]- Plays a rest for a given amount of beats.
 
*[[Rest for () Beats (block)|Rest for () Beats]]- Plays a rest for a given amount of beats.

Revision as of 16:48, 18 September 2010

A Sound is an item that can be played in a Scratch project, available by importing or using from Scratch's sound library. Sounds are played by using the Sound Blocks, which control a sound's volume, tempo and so on forth.

Sounds and notes

All noises played in a project divide into two types:

Sounds can be managed in the Sounds Tab.

Sounds

These are the items that are available only be importing or by summoning. These can be visited in the Sounds tab, where imported sounds can be played, imported, and deleted. The following blocks control the playing of these sounds:

Notes

These are not the same as the sounds mentioned before - they are not imported and are accessed easily from seven blocks. They are as fol

Notes can be controlled with a variety of blocks.

lows:

Accessibility

Sounds

To obtain these, one has to view the Sounds tab of a sprite/stage and select the Import button. The user will be able to import sounds from their desktop or varying locations, including a sound library that comes with Scratch.

Notes

These are available, even when the blocks that control them are not in use. They can be used simply by dragging out the wanted blocks and by activating them. Notes and their blocks cannot be deleted.

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