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Stored procedures
MCIPause (Function)
In french: MCIPause
Pauses while playing a multimedia file that was opened beforehand (MCIOpen). To continue playing the file, use MCIPlay.
Example
MCIOpen("Son.wav", "MonSon")
...
MCIPlay("MonSon")
...
MCIPause("MonSon")
...
MCIClose("MonSon")
Syntax
<Result> = MCIPause(<Multimedia file or alias> [, <Parameters> [, <Name of message window>]])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the pause was performed,
  • False otherwise. To find out the error number, use MCIErr.
    To find out the error wording, use function MCIMsgErr or function ErrorInfo with the constant errMessage.
    The status report of the command is returned by MCIRetrieve.
<Multimedia file or alias>: Character string (with quotes)
Name of multimedia file to use (AVI, MP3, ...) or alias defined when opening the file (MCIOpen).
<Parameters>: Optional character string (with quotes)
Additional parameters if necessary. These parameters can be known by checking the documentation of the Windows MCI function "pause".
The MciWait constant can be added to this string. This constant is used to indicate that the program must wait for the end of the MCI command to run the rest of application.
<Name of message window>: Optional character string (with or without quotes)
Name of window used to intercept and manage the different messages sent by MMSYSTEM.DLL. These messages are of type MM_xxxxxx and can be retrieved using function Event. You can for example get messages regarding the management of the CD ROM or Joystick.
Component: wd260std.dll
See also
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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