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waveOutPause function

The waveOutPause function pauses playback on the given waveform-audio output device. The current position is saved. Use the waveOutRestart function to resume playback from the current position.

Syntax


MMRESULT waveOutPause(
  HWAVEOUT hwo
);

Parameters

hwo

Handle to the waveform-audio output device.

Return value

Returns MMSYSERR_NOERROR if successful or an error otherwise. Possible error values include the following.

Return codeDescription
MMSYSERR_INVALHANDLE

Specified device handle is invalid.

MMSYSERR_NODRIVER

No device driver is present.

MMSYSERR_NOMEM

Unable to allocate or lock memory.

MMSYSERR_NOTSUPPORTED

Specified device is synchronous and does not support pausing.

 

Remarks

Calling this function when the output is already paused has no effect, and the function returns zero.

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)

Library

Winmm.lib

DLL

Winmm.dll

See also

Waveform Audio
Waveform Functions

 

 

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