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Custom Sound "(The system cannot find the path specified)"


Zetal

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Hey All,

 

Been trying to add a custom sound using Forge for several hours now, and it keeps throwing the same error.

 

	        event.manager.soundPoolSounds.addSound("spec/levelup.ogg", 
        		new File(mc.mcDataDir, "resources/sounds/spec/levelup.ogg"));

 

	@PreInit
public void preInit(FMLPreInitializationEvent evt)
{
	MinecraftForge.EVENT_BUS.register(new ClientEventHookContainerClass());
}

 

            this.worldObj.playSoundAtEntity(this, "spec.levelup", 0.85F, 1.2F);

 

And for the sake of all that is good, please don't ask me to "check if the file is actually there." As if I haven't already. The file is located within the minecraft jar is the resources/sounds/spec directory, yet for some reason it consistently says that the file cannot be found, and mc.mcDataDir returns '.'

 

Very strange.

2013-05-09 20:26:01 [iNFO] [sTDOUT]     ERROR MESSAGE:
2013-05-09 20:26:01 [iNFO] [sTDOUT]         C:\Users\Nope\Desktop\MCPGLOBAL\mcpLoMaSMod\jars\.\resources\sounds\spec\levelup.ogg (The system cannot find the path specified)

 

Thanks for any help.

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You are referencing to a path of your local file system. You have to reference to a path within the minecraft.jar / classpath. So instead of using:

new File(mc.mcDataDir, "resources/sounds/spec/levelup.ogg")

you use

YourMainModClass.class.getResource("/resources/sounds/spec/levelup.ogg")

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This thread makes me sad because people just post copy-paste-ready code when it's obvious that the OP has little to no programming experience. This is not how learning works.

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