waveOutGetErrorText (Windows CE 5.0)

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This function retrieves a textual description of the error identified by the specified error number.

MMRESULT waveOutGetErrorText(UINTmmrError,LPTSTRpszText,UINTcchText );


  • mmrError
    Error number.
  • pszText
    Address of a buffer to be filled with the textual error description.
  • cchText
    Size, in characters, of the buffer pointed to by pszText.

Return Values

One of the values described in the following table is returned.

Value Description
MMSYSERR_NOMEM Unable to allocate or lock memory.


If the textual error description is longer than the specified buffer, the description is truncated. The returned error string is always null-terminated. If cchText is zero, nothing is copied and the function returns zero. All error descriptions are less than MAXERRORLENGTH characters long.


OS Versions: Windows CE 2.0 and later.
Header: Mmsystem.h.
Link Library: Coredll.lib.

See Also

Waveform Audio Functions

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