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Cannot use mciSendString in Visual C++ 5.0

I am trying to use the MCI functions of the API. At first I tried just putting in:

mciSendString("Some Silly Command", NULL, NULL, NULL);

To whicb the compiler whined "error C2065: 'mciSendString' : undeclared identifier". I figured the obvious thing to do was add an include statement:

#include <mmsystem.h>
...
mciSendString("Some Silly Command", NULL, NULL, NULL);

To which the linker replied "unresolved external symbol __imp__mciSendStringA@16". Now I'm stumped - what do I have to do to use these commands?
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jbabcock
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galkinCommented:
You must link your project with winmm.lib
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jbabcockAuthor Commented:
Ahhh... now that makes sense... thanks!
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