Media.getAttributeCountByType method

The getAttributeCountByType method retrieves the number of attributes associated with the specified attribute name and language.

Syntax

retVal = Media.getAttributeCountByType(
  name,
  language
)

Parameters

name [in]

String containing the name of the attribute. For information about the attributes supported by Windows Media Player, see the Windows Media Player Attribute Reference.

language [in]

String representing the language. If the value is set to null or "" (empty string), the current locale string is used. Otherwise, the value must be a valid RFC 1766 language string such as "en-us".

Return value

This method returns a Number (long) containing the attribute count.

Remarks

This method is used to determine the number of attributes corresponding to a particular attribute name for a given Media object. Index numbers can then be passed to the getItemInfoByType method. This is useful, for example, when a media item has been categorized under multiple genres.

To use this method, read access to the library is required. For more information, see Library Access.

Windows Media Player 10 Mobile: This property always returns 0.

Requirements

Version
Windows Media Player 9 Series or later.
DLL
Wmp.dll

See also

MediaObject

Media.getItemInfoByType

Settings.mediaAccessRights

Settings.requestMediaAccessRights