Media.isIdentical method

The isIdentical method retrieves a value indicating whether the supplied object is the same as the current one.

Syntax

bRetVal = Media.isIdentical(
  media
)

Parameters

media [in]

Media object to compare with the current Media object.

Return value

This method returns a Boolean.

Examples

The following JScript example uses Media.isIdentical to check whether a media item named newMedia is the same as the current media item. If they are not the same, the new media item is played. Otherwise, the current media continues to play uninterrupted. The Player object was created with ID = "Player".

// Check the new media item to see if it matches the current one.
if (newMedia.isIdentical(Player.currentMedia) != true){

   // Change the current media to the new media item.
   Player.currentMedia = newMedia;

   // Play the new media item.
   Player.controls.play();
}

Requirements

Version
Windows Media Player version 7.0 or later.
DLL
Wmp.dll

See also

Media Object