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Disable UI Sounds when using SoundEffect

When triggering a Sound Effect using https://sdkdocs.roku.com/display/sdkdoc/SoundEffect I want to disable the default sound from the keypress.

Example:
In a carousel the user presses the "right" key.  Instead of the user hearing the default "click" sound. I want them to only hear the SoundEffect I have played.
Tyler Smith
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Re: Disable UI Sounds when using SoundEffect

Circling back on this.  Anyone at Roku have some tips?
Tyler Smith
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Re: Disable UI Sounds when using SoundEffect

AFAIK the only way to accomplish this currently is to tell the end user to adjust the settings for their Roku sounds to 'off'.
"HOME"
"SETTINGS"
"AUDIO"
"MENU VOLUME"
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Re: Disable UI Sounds when using SoundEffect

Hmmm, not a suitable solution unfortunately.
I notice that Netflix disables all UI sounds so I would hope there's a way. Unless they are just lucky Smiley Happy
Tyler Smith
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Re: Disable UI Sounds when using SoundEffect

If you build and entire custom channel using roScreen, you can fully control sound effects.
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Re: Disable UI Sounds when using SoundEffect

"Komag" wrote:
If you build and entire custom channel using roScreen, you can fully control sound effects.

We are using Scene Graph.  Once a "return" is made in onKeyEvent is automatically plays the sound associated with the action.
Tyler Smith
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Re: Disable UI Sounds when using SoundEffect

I think Netflix uses roScreen, since you asked about them, but I'm not certain
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Re: Disable UI Sounds when using SoundEffect

"Komag" wrote:
I think Netflix uses roScreen, since you asked about them, but I'm not certain

Quite possible
Tyler Smith
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