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Getting track position in TMediaPlayer

Posted on 2001-06-24
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I am having trouble getting the number of seconds, hours, minutes have gone by in the current track in the TMediaPlayer control. When i decode the 4-byte integer the numbers are wrong....HELP!!
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Question by:shodgkiss
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AlexVirochovsky earned 100 total points
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You can use the MCI_TMSF* macros to help you out here...

void __fastcall TForm1::Timer1Timer(TObject *Sender)
{
LONG CurrentInfo = MediaPlayer1->Position;
int CurrentTrack = MCI_TMSF_TRACK(CurrentInfo);
int CurrentMins = MCI_TMSF_MINUTE(CurrentInfo);
int CurrentSecs = MCI_TMSF_SECOND(CurrentInfo);

LONG TrackInfo = MediaPlayer1->TrackLength[CurrentTrack];
int TrackMins = LOBYTE(LOWORD(TrackInfo));
int TrackSecs = HIBYTE(LOWORD(TrackInfo));

int NumTracks = MediaPlayer1->Tracks;

CurrentTrackLabel->Caption = IntToStr(CurrentTrack) + " of " +
IntToStr(NumTracks);
CurrentTimeLabel->Caption = IntToStr(CurrentMins) + ":" +
IntToStr(CurrentSecs);
TrackLengthLabel->Caption = IntToStr(TrackMins) + ":" +
IntToStr(TrackSecs);
}

I hope, it helps. Alex
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by:shodgkiss
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What timeformat was i suppost to use? because every number is completely wrong when i run it.Is there a header file to include?
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