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IMediaSample::GetPointer method

The GetPointer method retrieves a read/write pointer to the media sample's buffer.

Syntax


HRESULT GetPointer(
  [out]  BYTE **ppBuffer
);

Parameters

ppBuffer [out]

Receives a pointer to the buffer.

Return value

Returns S_OK if successful, or an HRESULT value indicating the cause of the error.

Remarks

The buffer memory is owned by the media sample object, and is automatically released when the media sample is destroyed. The caller should not free or reallocate the buffer.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Strmif.h (include Dshow.h)

Library

Strmiids.lib

See also

Error and Success Codes
IMediaSample Interface

 

 

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