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hi!
i want to play some modules (*.xm) in a console mode program.
i suppose i could use a dll but wich one and how?
thanks for help...
Ralph
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by:nietod
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What is a .xm file?
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by:zoushen
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Sorry,I don't know what is *.xm .
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by:laeuchli
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we can't help out unless you tell us what type of file you are trying to load!
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by:AlexVirochovsky
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xm file: one of sound files.
see
http://www.gshome.com/mods/readme.html
for DLL, that support it.
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mortonsw earned 50 total points
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You can use modplug dll to play all modules including .xm (for details visit:)

http://www.jps.net/olivierl/devs.htm
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by:ralph78
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of course i could use npmod32.dll but i want ta create a dos program, so i can't get a handle of a window where modplug should be displayed. (and the npmod32.dll don't work if u don't specifie any handle...)
i've often seen midas.dll with some dos programs but i don't know how to use it.
could anyone help me?

regards

      Ralph
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by:nietod
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DOS programs can't use DLLs.

A Win32 console program can use DLLs though.
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by:ralph78
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yes, i mean win32 console mode but i cannot get any handles, so i can't use npmod32.dll
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by:nietod
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A console progrm has full access to the windows API.  it can use handles just like any other windows program.
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by:ralph78
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ok but how can i get a handle with my console mode program? however, i don't wan't to see the modplug interface.


thanks

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