In this lesson, you will learn how to create a DVD player that can play a music CD or DVD. It allows the user select a track to play, to fast forward, to rewind and also to eject the CD. It can also display the track being played.
To be able to play multimedia files or multimedia devices, you need to insert Microsoft Multimedia Control into your VB application that you are going to create. However, Microsoft Multimedia Control is not included in the startup toolbox by default, you need to add the MM control by pressing Ctrl+T and select it from the components dialog.
Private Sub Form_Load() 'To position the page at the center Left = (Screen.Width - Width) \ 2 Top = (Screen.Height - Height) \ 2 'Initialize the CD myCD.Command = "Open" End Sub
Private Sub myCD_StatusUpdate() 'Update the track number trackNum.Caption = myCD.Track End Sub
Private Sub Next_Click() myCD.Command ="Next" End Sub
Private Sub Play_Click() myCD.Command = "Play" End Sub
Private Sub Previous_Click() myCD.Command ="Prev" End Sub
Private Sub Stop_Click() myCD.Command = "Stop" End Sub