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MCIWndGetTimeFormat macro

The MCIWndGetTimeFormat macro retrieves the current time format of an MCI device in two forms: as a numerical value and as a string. You can use this macro or explicitly send the MCIWNDM_GETTIMEFORMAT message.

Syntax


LONG MCIWndGetTimeFormat(
   hwnd,
   lp,
   len
);

Parameters

hwnd

Handle of the MCIWnd window.

lp

Pointer to a buffer to contain the null-terminated string form of the time format.

len

Size, in bytes, of the buffer.

Return value

Returns an integer corresponding to the MCI constant defining the time format.

Remarks

If the time format string is longer than the return buffer, MCIWnd truncates the string.

An MCI device can support one or more of the following time formats:

Time format MCI constant
BytesMCI_FORMAT_BYTES
FramesMCI_FORMAT_FRAMES
Hours, minutes, secondsMCI_FORMAT_HMS
MillisecondsMCI_FORMAT_MILLISECONDS
Minutes, seconds, framesMCI_FORMAT_MSF
SamplesMCI_FORMAT_SAMPLES
SMPTE 24MCI_FORMAT_SMPTE_24
SMPTE 25MCI_FORMAT_SMPTE_25
SMPTE 30 dropMCI_FORMAT_SMPTE_30DROP
SMPTE 30 (non-drop)MCI_FORMAT_SMPTE_30
Tracks, minutes, seconds, framesMCI_FORMAT_TMSF

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Vfw.h

See also

MCIWNDM_GETTIMEFORMAT

 

 

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