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MCI_SPIN

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 Values

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

  Windows NT/2000/XP: Included in Windows NT 3.1 and later.
  Windows 95/98/Me: Included in Windows 95 and later.
  Header: Declared in Mmsystem.h; include Windows.h.

See Also

MCI, MCI Commands, MCI_GENERIC_PARMS

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