Playing Sound onMouseOver

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Question: Can I play a sound onMouseOver?

Answer: Yes, you can call a sound playback function from the

onMouseOver
event handler of a hyperlink. Try this example: place your mouse pointer over the following hyperlink, and the browser will start the playback.
 J.S.Bach's Orchestral Suite BWV1067 - Badinerie 

Here's the source code for this hyperlink:

<a href=# 
class=playOnHover
title="This hyperlink plays a sound onMouseOver."
onClick="return false"
onMouseOver="playSound('Bach.mid');return true"
onMouseOut ="stopSound();return true"
>&nbsp;J.S.Bach's Orchestral Suite 
BWV1067 - Badinerie&nbsp;</a>
The source code of the functions
playSound()
and
stopSound()
can be found in the Playing Sound section.

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