Windows Mobile 6.5
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This method retrieves the preferred time format to be used by the interface.

HRESULT QueryPreferredFormat(
  GUID* pFormat


[out] Time format preferred by the interface.

Returns an HRESULT value that depends on the implementation of the interface.

The default DirectShow implementation returns NOERROR.

For a list of available time formats, see the description for IsFormatSupported.

If the time format returned is not satisfactory, use the IsFormatSupported method to query for supported time formats that you can use.

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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