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This function is used to return the playback length of the specified sound element. If the element is a player, this function will use the players voice.


float getSoundLength ( element theSound )

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Method: sound:getLength(...)
Variable: .length

Required Arguments

  • theSound: the sound element which length you want to return.


Returns an float value indicating the playback length of the sound element in seconds.


Plays a sound then outputs the sound length.

local sound = playSound("money.mp3", false) -- Play a sound
local soundLength = getSoundLength(sound) -- Get the length of the sound
outputChatBox("This sound is " .. soundLength .. " seconds long.")


Version Description
1.3.2 Added player element to use a players voice

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