midiOutReset

The midiOutReset function turns off all notes on all MIDI channels for the specified MIDI output device.

MMRESULT midiOutReset(
  HMIDIOUT hmo  
);

Parameters

hmo

Handle to the MIDI output device. This parameter can also be the handle of a MIDI stream cast to HMIDIOUT.

Return Values

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

Value Description
MMSYSERR_INVALHANDLE The specified device handle is invalid.

Remarks

Any pending system-exclusive or stream output buffers are returned to the callback function and the MHDR_DONE flag is set in the dwFlags member of the MIDIHDR structure.

Terminating a system-exclusive message without sending an EOX (end-of-exclusive) byte might cause problems for the receiving device. The midiOutReset function does not send an EOX byte when it terminates a system-exclusive message — applications are responsible for doing this.

To turn off all notes, a note-off message for each note in each channel is sent. In addition, the sustain controller is turned off for each channel.

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.
  Library: Use Winmm.lib.

See Also

Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI), MIDI Functions, MIDIHDR

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