The midiInStop function stops MIDI input on the specified MIDI input device.

MMRESULT midiInStop(
  HMIDIIN hMidiIn  



Handle to the MIDI input device.

Return Values

Returns MMSYSERR_NOERROR if successful or an error otherwise. Possible error values include the following.

Value Description
MMSYSERR_INVALHANDLE The specified device handle is invalid.


If there are any system-exclusive messages or stream buffers in the queue, the current buffer is marked as done (the dwBytesRecorded member of the MIDIHDR structure will contain the actual length of data), but any empty buffers in the queue remain there and are not marked as done.

Calling this function when input is not started has no effect, and the function returns zero.


**  Windows NT/2000/XP:** Included in Windows NT 3.1 and later.
**  Windows 95/98/Me:** Included in Windows 95 and later.
**  Header:** Declared in Mmsystem.h; include Windows.h.
**  Library:** Use Winmm.lib.

See Also

Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI), MIDI Functions, MIDIHDR