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Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby JR » Wed, 26 Apr 2006 20:49:35 GMT

Hi,

A want to play a WMA file in VB6.
I have a mediaplayer control from then msdxm.ocx lib
I use this code


'start code
Private Sub cmdPlay_Click()
  Dim sBestand As String
  If File1.ListIndex > -1 Then
    sBestand = File1.path & IIf(Right(sBestand, 1) = "\", "", "\") & 
File1.FileName
    With MediaPlayer1
      .FileName = sBestand
      If .FileName = "" Then
        Debug.Print sBestand
        MsgBox .ErrorCode & ": " & .ErrorDescription
      End If
    End With
  End If
End Sub
'end code

it works fine with mp3 and wav but I always get the errorcode : -2147467259 
and the discription  can't open check filename and try again
the discription is translated and can be someting like this.

some an idee 



Re: Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby Henning » Wed, 26 Apr 2006 21:44:17 GMT

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What is the following line supposed to do?
/Henning

: -2147467259



Re: Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby JR » Thu, 27 Apr 2006 06:58:09 GMT

Sorry
that must be

sBestand = File1.path & IIf(Right(File1.path, 1) = "\", "", "\") & 
File1.FileName

i Also get the error -2147221164 (class not registerd)

Jan
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Re: Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby Henning » Thu, 27 Apr 2006 07:13:27 GMT

What if you change it to this?
 File1.FileName
     With MediaPlayer1
       If sBestand = "" Then
         Debug.Print sBestand
         MsgBox .ErrorCode & ": " & .ErrorDescription
       Else
       .FileName = sBestand
       End If
     End With
/Henning

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Re: Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby Henning » Thu, 27 Apr 2006 07:26:11 GMT

Also try:
MsgBox .ErrorNumber & ": " & .ErrorMessage
/Henning

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Re: Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby JR » Thu, 27 Apr 2006 18:31:20 GMT

hi,

ErrorNumber &  ErrorMessage are not recognised
Remember it works fine for mp3 and wav

Jan


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Re: Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby JR » Fri, 28 Apr 2006 08:56:21 GMT

ore testing brengs me to the following

opening a wma in the formload has no problem

after running the code: Set oWMP = New WindowsMediaPlayer
I can't play any wma anymore
the windowsmediaplayer came from the reference wmp.dll
I use the wmp to read the wma tag info. So if i can read the taginfo with
another method the problem is solfed to

Jan


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Re: Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby Henning » Fri, 28 Apr 2006 09:07:42 GMT

'm sorry to say I have no more ideas. You might get some hints from this
link.
http://www.a1vbcode.com/code.asp?type=multimedia&intPage=3

/Henning

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"\")



Re: Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby Henning » Fri, 28 Apr 2006 10:17:56 GMT

ust curious :)
I put mediaplayer from msdxm.ocx and placed a button on a form and voila it
plays ok.
Private Sub Command1_Click()
MediaPlayer1.FileName = "C:\30 Hank Marvin - Nights In White Satin.wma"
End Sub

Is your .wma file playing in windows mediaplayer?
Is your .wma file copyrighted?

/Henning

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"\")



Re: Media player and WMA in VB6

Postby JR » Fri, 28 Apr 2006 16:28:23 GMT

es on both
that code works fine
It plays in wmp
and no no protection

it goes wrong after running the code: Set oWMP = New WindowsMediaPlayer
(wmp.dll)
i have tryed some code like your example in the formload and no problems,
but like i wrote after the needed code for reading the wma tags its no
longer possible to play wma but mp3 has no errors

Jan


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