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How To Add Music To Vb App


Ok i wnated to do something really simple.

I wanted to create a form, then when you click a button called "play me" it plays a .mp3 file.

it dosent matter to how i pick the file, for now i will hard code the path to it in the code, but just needed some help!

Thanks




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I don't get why mine's not working...I'm using this code here:

(in Module)


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Declare Function mciSendString Lib "winmm.dll" Alias "mciSendStringA"_
(ByVal lpstrCommand As String, ByVal lpstrReturnString As String, ByVal_
uReturnLength As Long, ByVal hwndCallback As Long) As Long

(In form)


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Public Sub StartMusic()
Dim AppPath As String, FileName As String

FileName = ""

AppPath = App.Path

If Right$(AppPath, 1) = "" Then AppPath = Left$(AppPath, Len(AppPath) - 1)

AppPath = AppPath & FileName & ".mid"

If InStr(1, AppPath, " ") Then AppPath = """" & AppPath & """"

mciSendString "open " & AppPath & " type sequencer alias mid1", 0, 0, 0

DoEvents

mciSendString "play mid1 repeat", 0, 0, 0
MsgBox AppPath
End Sub

I have that last command
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MsgBox AppPath
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