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Stored procedures
MCISize (Function)
In french: MCITaille
Returns or modifies the size of a multimedia file that was opened beforehand (MCIOpen). The unit used is the one specified by MCIPositionFormat.
Example
MCIOpen("Son.wav", "MonSon")
MCIPositionFormat("MonSon", MciFormatMS)
...
MCIPlay("MonSon")
...
Res_Taille = MCISize("MonSon")
...
MCIClose("MonSon")
Syntax
<Result> = MCISize(<Multimedia file or alias> [, <Parameters> [, <Name of message window>]])
<Result>: Character string
  • Size of file expressed in the format specified by MCIPositionFormat.
  • Empty string if an error occurred. 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 command is returned by MCIRetrieve.
<Multimedia file or alias>: Character string
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 named "status".
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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