IDirectSoundBuffer::SetCurrentPosition

This method moves the current play position for secondary sound buffers.

Syntax

HRESULT SetCurrentPosition( DWORD dwNewPosition );

Parameters

  • dwNewPosition
    New position, in bytes, from the beginning of the buffer that will be used when the sound buffer is played.

Return Value

If the method succeeds, the return value is DS_OK.

If the method fails, the return value may be one of the following error values:

DSERR_INVALIDCALL
DSERR_INVALIDPARAM
DSERR_PRIOLEVELNEEDED

Remarks

This method cannot be called on primary sound buffers.

If the buffer is playing, it will immediately move to the new position and continue. If it is not playing, it will begin from the new position the next time the IDirectSoundBuffer::Play method is called.

Requirements

Header: Declared in DSound.h.

Library: Use Dsound.lib.

See Also

IDirectSoundBuffer
IDirectSoundBuffer::GetCurrentPosition
IDirectSoundBuffer::Play