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IDirectDrawVideo::GetSurfaceType

Windows Mobile 6.5
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4/8/2010

This method retrieves the actual surface type as a DirectShow DirectDraw Surface (AMDDS) definition.


HRESULT GetSurfaceType(
  DWORD* pSurfaceType
);

pSurfaceType

Field filled in with one bit setting selected from the following list of AMDDS definitions.

Definition Description

AMDDS_NONE

No use for DCI/DirectDraw.

AMDDS_DCIPS

Use DCI primary surface.

AMDDS_PS

Use DirectDraw primary surface.

AMDDS_RGBOVR

RGB overlay surfaces.

AMDDS_YUVOVR

YUV overlay surfaces.

AMDDS_RGBOFF

RGB off-screen surfaces.

AMDDS_YUVOFF

YUV off-screen surfaces.

AMDDS_RGBFLP

RGB flipping surfaces.

AMDDS_YUVFLP

YUV flipping surfaces.

AMDDS_ALL

All the previous flags.

AMDDS_DEFAULT AMDDS_ALL

Use all available surfaces.

AMDDS_YUV

(AMDDS_YUVOFF | AMDDS_YUVOVR | AMDDS_YUVFLP).

AMDDS_RGB

(AMDDS_RGBOFF | AMDDS_RGBOVR | AMDDS_RGBFLP).

AMDDS_PRIMARY

(AMDDS_DCIPS | AMDDS_PS).

Returns an HRESULT value.

It is not always easy to discover which kind of surface is being used by looking at a DDSURFACEDESC structure. Therefore, an application can call GetSurfaceType to retrieve the surface type. The field will be filled in with one bit setting selected from the preceding list of AMDDS definitions.

Windows Embedded CEWindows CE 2.12 and later
Windows MobilePocket PC for Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later, Smartphone for Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later
NoteMicrosoft DirectShow applications and DirectShow filters have different include file and Library requirements
For more information, see Setting Up the Build Environment, Version 2.12 requires DXPAK 1.0 or later

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