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GetFileTagField method

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Remarks

 

Retrieves content of a given specified tag field for the loaded sound.

The availability of this information requires a prior call to the ReadSoundInfo method.

 

Details about the use of Tags can be found inside the How to read TAG information in sound files and How to retrieve basic TAG information from the sound loaded into a player tutorials.

 

 

Syntax

 

[Visual Basic]

control.GetFileTagField (

nPlayer as Integer,

nField as enumTagFields

) as String


 

[C++]

LPCTSTR control.GetFileTagField (

short nPlayer,

short nField

);


 

 

Parameter

Description

 

 

nPlayer

Number representing the zero-based index of the player whose information must be retrieved

iField

Number representing the zero-based index of the field that must be retrieved.

Supported values are the following:

Mnemonic constant

Value

Meaning

TAG_FIELD_TITLE

0

Title

TAG_FIELD_ARTIST

1

Artist

TAG_FIELD_ALBUM

2

Album

TAG_FIELD_YEAR

3

Year

TAG_FIELD_COMMENT

4

Comment

TAG_FIELD_TRACK

5

Track number

TAG_FIELD_GENRE_CODE

6

Genre code

TAG_FIELD_GENRE_STRING

7

Genre

TAG_FIELD_COMPOSER

8

Composer

TAG_FIELD_COPYRIGHT

9

Copyright

TAG_FIELD_SUBTITLE

10

Subtitle

TAG_FIELD_ALBUMARTIST

11

Album artist

 

 

Return value

 

Value

Meaning

 

 

Empty string

The information was not available or an error occurred (see the LastError property for further error details)

Valid string

The content of the requested tag field