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mixerGetLineControls function

The mixerGetLineControls function retrieves one or more controls associated with an audio line.

Syntax


MMRESULT mixerGetLineControls(
  HMIXEROBJ hmxobj,
  LPMIXERLINECONTROLS pmxlc,
  DWORD fdwControls
);

Parameters

hmxobj

Handle to the mixer device object that is being queried.

pmxlc

Pointer to a MIXERLINECONTROLS structure. This structure is used to reference one or more MIXERCONTROL structures to be filled with information about the controls associated with an audio line. The cbStruct member of the MIXERLINECONTROLS structure must always be initialized to be the size, in bytes, of the MIXERLINECONTROLS structure.

fdwControls

Flags for retrieving information about one or more controls associated with an audio line. The following values are defined.

Value Meaning
MIXER_GETLINECONTROLSF_ALLThe pmxlc parameter references a list of MIXERCONTROL structures that will receive information on all controls associated with the audio line identified by the dwLineID member of the MIXERLINECONTROLS structure. The cControls member must be initialized to the number of controls associated with the line. This number is retrieved from the cControls member of the MIXERLINE structure returned by the mixerGetLineInfo function. The cbmxctrl member must be initialized to the size, in bytes, of a single MIXERCONTROL structure. The pamxctrl member must point to the first MIXERCONTROL structure to be filled. The dwControlID and dwControlType members are ignored for this query.
MIXER_GETLINECONTROLSF_ONEBYIDThe pmxlc parameter references a single MIXERCONTROL structure that will receive information on the control identified by the dwControlID member of the MIXERLINECONTROLS structure. The cControls member must be initialized to 1. The cbmxctrl member must be initialized to the size, in bytes, of a single MIXERCONTROL structure. The pamxctrl member must point to a MIXERCONTROL structure to be filled. The dwLineID and dwControlType members are ignored for this query. This query is usually used to refresh a control after receiving a MM_MIXM_CONTROL_CHANGE control change notification message by the user-defined callback (see mixerOpen).
MIXER_GETLINECONTROLSF_ONEBYTYPEThe mixerGetLineControls function retrieves information about the first control of a specific class for the audio line that is being queried. The pmxlc parameter references a single MIXERCONTROL structure that will receive information about the specific control. The audio line is identified by the dwLineID member. The control class is specified in the dwControlType member of the MIXERLINECONTROLS structure.

The dwControlID member is ignored for this query. This query can be used by an application to get information on a single control associated with a line. For example, you might want your application to use a peak meter only from a waveform-audio output line.

MIXER_OBJECTF_AUXThe hmxobj parameter is an auxiliary device identifier in the range of zero to one less than the number of devices returned by the auxGetNumDevs function.
MIXER_OBJECTF_HMIDIINThe hmxobj parameter is the handle of a MIDI input device. This handle must have been returned by the midiInOpen function.
MIXER_OBJECTF_HMIDIOUTThe hmxobj parameter is the handle of a MIDI output device. This handle must have been returned by the midiOutOpen function.
MIXER_OBJECTF_HMIXERThe hmxobj parameter is a mixer device handle returned by the mixerOpen function. This flag is optional.
MIXER_OBJECTF_HWAVEINThe hmxobj parameter is a waveform-audio input handle returned by the waveInOpen function.
MIXER_OBJECTF_HWAVEOUTThe hmxobj parameter is a waveform-audio output handle returned by the waveOutOpen function.
MIXER_OBJECTF_MIDIINThe hmxobj parameter is the identifier of a MIDI input device. This identifier must be in the range of zero to one less than the number of devices returned by the midiInGetNumDevs function.
MIXER_OBJECTF_MIDIOUTThe hmxobj parameter is the identifier of a MIDI output device. This identifier must be in the range of zero to one less than the number of devices returned by the midiOutGetNumDevs function.
MIXER_OBJECTF_MIXERThe hmxobj parameter is the identifier of a mixer device in the range of zero to one less than the number of devices returned by the mixerGetNumDevs function. This flag is optional.
MIXER_OBJECTF_WAVEINThe hmxobj parameter is the identifier of a waveform-audio input device in the range of zero to one less than the number of devices returned by the waveInGetNumDevs function.
MIXER_OBJECTF_WAVEOUTThe hmxobj parameter is the identifier of a waveform-audio output device in the range of zero to one less than the number of devices returned by the waveOutGetNumDevs function.

 

Return value

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

Return codeDescription
MIXERR_INVALCONTROL

The control reference is invalid.

MIXERR_INVALLINE

The audio line reference is invalid.

MMSYSERR_BADDEVICEID

The hmxobj parameter specifies an invalid device identifier.

MMSYSERR_INVALFLAG

One or more flags are invalid.

MMSYSERR_INVALHANDLE

The hmxobj parameter specifies an invalid handle.

MMSYSERR_INVALPARAM

One or more parameters are invalid.

MMSYSERR_NODRIVER

No mixer device is available for the object specified by hmxobj.

 

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

Unicode and ANSI names

mixerGetLineControlsW (Unicode) and mixerGetLineControlsA (ANSI)

See also

Audio Mixers
Audio Mixer Functions

 

 

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