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Windows Media Player 11 SDK IWMPContentPartner::GetItemInfo 

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IWMPContentPartner::GetItemInfo

Note   This section describes functionality designed for use by online stores. Use of this functionality outside the context of an online store is not supported.

The GetItemInfo method retrieves an a URL, a caption, or a description from the online store.

Syntax

HRESULT GetItemInfo(
  BSTR  bstrInfoName,
  VARIANT*  pContext,
  VARIANT*  pData
);

Parameters

bstrInfoName

[in]  BSTR specifying the name of the attribute to be retrieved. See Remarks for possible values.

pContext

[in]  Pointer to a VARIANT that supplies contextual information for the requested data.

pData

[out]  Address of a VARIANT that receives the value.

Return Values

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return code Description
S_OK The method succeeded.

Remarks

The following table provides information about the attributes that can be specified in the bstrInfoName parameter.

Attribute name Context Data Description
AlbumArt VT_UI4 containing the album ID from the online store catalog. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the image file for the album. Retrieves the URL of an image file for the specified album.
ALTLoginURL VT_EMPTY VT_BSTR containing the URL of the Web page. Retrieves the URL of a Web page to display for the alternative login.
ALTLoginCaption VT_EMPTY VT_BSTR containing the caption. Retrieves the caption to use for the alternative login.
ArtistArt VT_UI4 containing the artist ID from the online store catalog. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the image file for the artist. Retrieves the URL of an image file for the specified artist.
AuthenticationSuccessURL VT_I4 containing the index of an authentication success URL. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the Web page. Retrieves the URL of a Web page to display after a successful authentication.
CPErrorDescription VT_ERROR containing an HRESULT error code that the plug-in previously supplied to the Player. For example, the plug-in supplies an HRESULT when it calls BuyComplete. VT_BSTR containing the error description. Retrieves the description of the specified error.
CPErrorURL VT_ERROR containing an error code that the plug-in previously supplied to the Player. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the Web page to display. Retrieves the URL of the Web page to display when the user clicks the error-resolving link. The error-resolving link is displayed in a dialog box created by the Player.
CPErrorURLLinkText VT_ERROR containing an error code that the plug-in previously supplied to the Player. VT_BSTR containing the link text. Retrieves the text to be used for the error-resolving link.
CPListIDIcon VT_UI4, containing the list ID from the catalog. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the list icon art. Retrieves the URL of the icon for the specified list.
CreateAccount VT_EMPTY VT_BSTR containing the URL to display in the Service task pane. Retrieves the URL of a Web page to display to enable the user to manage an account.
ForgotPassword VT_EMPTY VT_BSTR containing the URL to display in the Service task pane. Retrieves the URL of a Web page to display when the user has forgotten his or her password.
GenreArt VT_UI4 containing the genre ID from the online store catalog. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the image file for the genre. Retrieves the URL of an image file for the specified genre.
HTMLViewURL VT_BSTR containing a string specified in an ASX file. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the HTMLView Web page. Retrieves the URL of an HTMLView Web page to display.
ListArt VT_UI4 containing the list ID from the online store catalog. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the image file for the list. Retrieves the URL of an image file for the specified list.
LoginFailureURL VT_UI4 containing the index of an authentication failure URL. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the Web page. Retrieves the URL of a Web page to display after a failed authentication attempt.
Popup VT_I4 containing the index of a popup. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the Web page. Retrieves the URL of a Web page to display in an HTML-based dialog box.
PopupCaption VT_I4 containing the index of a popup. VT_BSTR containing the caption for the HTML-based dialog box. Retrieves the caption for the HTML-based dialog box that hosts the popup.
RadioArt VT_UI4 containing the radio ID from the online store catalog. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the image file for the radio stream. Retrieves the URL of an image file for the specified radio stream.
SubGenreArt VT_UI4 containing the subgenre ID from the online store catalog. VT_BSTR containing the URL of the image file of the subgenre. Retrieves the URL of an image file for the specified subgenre.

Requirements

Version: Windows Media Player 11

Header: contentpartner.h

See Also

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