waveOutGetID

The waveOutGetID function retrieves the device identifier for the given waveform-audio output device.

This function is supported for backward compatibility. New applications can cast a handle of the device rather than retrieving the device identifier.

MMRESULT waveOutGetID(
  HWAVEOUT hwo,      
  LPUINT puDeviceID  
);

Parameters

hwo

Handle to the waveform-audio output device.

puDeviceID

Pointer to a variable to be filled with the device identifier.

Return Values

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

Value Description
MMSYSERR_INVALHANDLE The hwo parameter specifies an invalid handle.
MMSYSERR_NODRIVER No device driver is present.
MMSYSERR_NOMEM Unable to allocate or lock memory.

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

Waveform Audio, Waveform Functions

Show: