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CustomDSP.ExternalLoad method

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Loads a custom DSP effect from an external dynamic-link library (DLL) file.


For further details about managing a custom DSP effect refer to the How to manage custom DSP effects section.

For further details about methods related to the use of custom DSP effects refer to the CustomDSPs class.





[Visual Basic]

Public Function ExternalLoad (

strPathname as String

) as Int32



public Int32 ExternalLoad (

string strPathname




public: Int32 ExternalLoad (

string strPathname










String representing the filename or absolute pathname of the DLL file containing the custom DSP.

If the string specifies a path but the file does not exist in the specified directory, the function fails. When specifying a path, be sure to use backslashes (\), not forward slashes (/).

If the string does not specify a path, the function uses the standard search strategy of the LoadLibrary Windows API to find the file.



Return value






> 0

Numeric value representing the unique identifier of the custom DSP: this unique identifier will be used in order to invoke further methods related to the use of the loaded custom DSP

Negative value

An error occurred: see the LastError property for further error details or for a list of the possible error values.