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mcisendstring

sends a command string to an MCI device (Windows only)

Calling Sequence

mcisendstring(mcistring)
bOK=mcisendstring(mcistring)
[bOK,CodeError]=mcisendstring(mcistring)
[bOK,CodeError,StringError]=mcisendstring(mcistring)

Arguments

mcistring

a command string to send to an MCI device

bOK

returns %T or %F

CodeError

returns error code (0 --> if bOK == %T)

StringError

returns MCI interpreter message ('OK' --> if bOK == %T)

Description

The mciSendString primitive sends a command string to an MCI device. The device that the command is sent to is specified in the command string.

see on http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp and search "Windows Multimedia SDK open"

Examples

mcisendstring("open ""d:\audio.mp3"" type MPEGVideo alias MP3_Device") 
mcisendstring("play MP3_Device") 
mcisendstring("close MP3_Device") 

mcisendstring("open ""d:\video.avi"" type avivideo alias AVI_Device") 
mcisendstring("play AVI_Device from 0") 
mcisendstring("close AVI_Device")
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