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Using Microsoft Agent

  • November 19, 2002
  • By Karl Moore
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Let's quickly review how to manipulate Microsoft Agent with this printer-friendly rundown:

  • To 'initialise' your Agent character:
Dim Assistant As IAgentCtlCharacterExAgentControlOnForm.Characters.Load "Assistant"Set Assistant = Agent1.Characters("Assistant")
  • To show or hide your Agent character:
  • To make your Agent character talk:
Assistant.Speak ("Speech Text Goes Here")
  • To make your Agent character think:
Assistant.Think ("Think Text Goes Here")
  • To animate your character:
  • To find out what animations your character is capable of:
Dim Animation As VariantFor Each Animation In Assistant.AnimationNames   MsgBox AnimationNext
  • To place emphasis on a particular word:
Assistant.Speak ("He is bad. \emp\Very bad.")
  • To whisper a sentence:
Assistant.Speak ("\Chr=""Whisper""\But don't tell him I told you!")

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