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MCI_SPIN command

The MCI_SPIN command starts the device spinning up or down. Videodisc devices recognize this command.

To send this command, call the mciSendCommand function with the following parameters.



MCIERROR mciSendCommand(
  MCIDEVICEID wDeviceID, 
  MCI_SPIN, 
  DWORD dwFlags, 
  (DWORD) (LPMCI_GENERIC_PARMS) lpSpin
);


Parameters

wDeviceID

Device identifier of the MCI device that is to receive the command message.

dwFlags

MCI_NOTIFY or MCI_WAIT. For information about these flags, see The Wait, Notify, and Test Flags.

lpSpin

Pointer to an MCI_GENERIC_PARMS structure. (Devices with extended command sets might replace this structure with a device-specific structure.)

Return Value

Returns zero if successful or an error otherwise.

Remarks

The following additional flags apply to videodisc devices:

MCI_VD_SPIN_DOWN

Stops the disc spinning.

MCI_VD_SPIN_UP

Starts the disc spinning.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Mmsystem.h (include Windows.h)

See also

MCI
MCI Commands

 

 

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