midiInGetErrorText function

The midiInGetErrorText function retrieves a textual description for an error identified by the specified error code.

Syntax

MMRESULT midiInGetErrorText(
  MMRESULT mmrError,
  LPSTR    pszText,
  UINT     cchText
);

Parameters

mmrError

Error code.

pszText

Pointer to the buffer to be filled with the textual error description.

cchText

Length, in characters, of the buffer pointed to by lpText.

Return Value

Returns MMSYSERR_NOERROR if successful or an error otherwise. Possible error values include the following.

Return code Description
MMSYSERR_BADERRNUM
The specified error number is out of range.
MMSYSERR_INVALPARAM
The specified pointer or structure is invalid.
MMSYSERR_NOMEM
The system is unable to allocate or lock memory.

Remarks

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.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header mmeapi.h (include Windows.h)
Library Winmm.lib
DLL Winmm.dll

See Also

MIDI Functions