Audio help for Windows
Step 2: Configure the browser
so that the audio files embedded in the Anthology will be
played by the QuickTime Plug-In.
- With the browser running,
in the menu line at the top of the screen, pull down Edit
and select Preferences...
- A dialog box will appear
for Internet Explorer Preferences. On the left, under
the category Receiving Files, select File Helpers.
- Scroll through the Description
list to Sun Sound, which has the extension .au.
Select this line and click the button Change...
- The dialog box Edit
File Helper will appear. In its bottom section called
Handling, open the pop-up list How to handle:
and select View with Plug-in.
- Just below this you're
asked to choose the Plug-in name: Click the Browse...
- A dialog box will open,
wherein you can browse your way through the folders on
your hard disk to Internet Explorer Plug-ins. Select QuickTime
Plugin and click Open.
- In the Edit File Helper
box click OK.
- In the Internet Explorer
Preferences box click OK.
- Sound consoles
will be mixed with the stories, vocabulary items and some
of the exercises. From left to right, here are descriptions
of the buttons on the console:
- When clicked, the button
with a speaker icon
reveals a vertical slider to adjust the volume.
- Click the Play button
to start and stop the audio clip.
- By manipulating the
time index slider,
you can position the starting time of the clip to
a spot between its begining and end.
- The button on the right
offers miscelleneous options, such as saving the audio
file on your computer's hard disk.