Should an "Alert" make a sound?

#1

I can display an “Alert” but there is no associated sound.

The following was tested

  • Sounds generated from a received email ok
  • The “Settings | Scriptable | Allow scriptable to access” doesn’t show the “Sound” module (not sure if it should)
  • The “Settings | Scriptable | Allow scriptable to access” shows “Notifications”
  • Also no sound from a Scriptable “Notification”

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Rob

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#2

As far as I know, Alerts don’t make a sound in any app.

Notifications make no sound at default, but you can set what sound they make with

let n = new Notification();
n.sound = "alert";

You can find all the sounds in the documentation. Sadly because of restrictions from Apple it is not possible to assign a custom sound to notifications.

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#3

@schl3ck thanks.

Just to clarify for others, the “Notification” only seems to respond to the “alert” sound.

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#4

There are more sounds than “alert”, but none are listed in the documentation@simonbs I think this is a bug

The available sounds are:

default
accept
alert
complete
event
failure
piano_error
piano_success
popup
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#5

Ouch - yes, that’s a mistake. Thanks for reporting it.

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#6

I have fixed the issue and the list of sounds will be included in the next update. For now, you can find the list in the updated online documentation.

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