waveOutPause (Windows CE 5.0)

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This function pauses playback on a specified waveform output device. The current playback position is saved. Use waveOutRestart to resume playback from the current playback position.

MMRESULT waveOutPause(HWAVEOUThwo );


  • hwo
    Handle to the waveform-audio output device.

Return Values

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

Value Description
MMSYSERR_INVALHANDLE Specified device handle is invalid.
MMSYSERR_NODRIVER No device driver is present.
MMSYSERR_NOMEM Unable to allocate or lock memory.
MMSYSERR_NOTSUPPORTED Function is not supported.


Calling this function when the output is already paused has no effect, and the function returns zero.


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

See Also

Waveform Audio Functions

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