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OutputDeviceGetDesc method

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Remarks

 

Retrieves the friendly description of the requested output device (sound card). This method is useful when you have to fill a combo box with the friendly names of available output devices.

 

The total number of available output devices can be obtained using the OutputDeviceGetCount method.

 

 

Syntax

 

[Visual Basic]

Public Function OutputDeviceGetDesc (

nOutputIndex as Int16

) as String


 

[C#]

public string OutputDeviceGetDesc (

Int16 nOutputIndex

);


 

[C++]

public: string OutputDeviceGetDesc (

Int16 nOutputIndex

);


 

 

Parameter

Description

 

 

nOutputIndex

Number representing the zero-based index of the output device whose friendly name must be retrieved

 

 

Return value

 

Value

Meaning

 

 

Empty string

The value of the nIndex parameter was out of range. Use the value returned by the OutputDeviceGetCount method in order to know how many output devices are currently installed on the system.

Valid string

The string containing the friendly description of the requested output device.