MCIWndReturnString macro

The MCIWndReturnString macro retrieves the reply to the most recent MCI string command sent to an MCI device. Information in the reply is supplied as a null-terminated string. You can use this macro or explicitly send the MCIWNDM_RETURNSTRING message.

Syntax


LONG MCIWndReturnString(
    hwnd,
    lp,
    len
);

Parameters

hwnd

Handle of the MCIWnd window.

lp

Pointer to an application-defined buffer to contain the null-terminated string.

len

Size, in bytes, of the buffer.

Return value

Returns an integer corresponding to the MCI string.

Remarks

If the null-terminated string is longer than the buffer, the string is truncated.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Vfw.h

 

 

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