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settimecode command

The settimecode command enables or disables timecode recording for a VCR. VCR devices recognize this command.

To send this command, call the mciSendString function with the lpszCommand parameter set as follows.


_stprintf_s(
  lpszCommand, 
  TEXT("settimecode %s %s %s"), 
  lpszDeviceID,
  lpszTimecode, 
  lpszFlags
); 

Parameters

lpszDeviceID

Identifier of an MCI device. This identifier or alias is assigned when the device is opened.

lpszTimecode

One of the following flags.

ValueMeaning
record onSets the VCR to record timecode.
record offDisables timecode recording.

 

lpszFlags

Can be "wait", "notify", "test", or a combination of these. For more information about these flags, see The Wait, Notify, and Test Flags.

Return Value

Returns zero if successful or an error otherwise.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

See also

MCI
MCI Command Strings

 

 

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