waveOutPause function

The waveOutPause function pauses playback on the given waveform-audio output device. The current position is saved. Use the waveOutRestart function to resume playback from the current position.

Syntax

MMRESULT waveOutPause(
  HWAVEOUT hwo
);

Parameters

hwo

Handle to the waveform-audio output device.

Return Value

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

Return code 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
Specified device is synchronous and does not support pausing.

Remarks

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

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

Waveform Audio

Waveform Functions