MCI_SETTIMECODE

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

To send this command, call the mciSendCommand function with the following parameters.

MCIERROR mciSendCommand(
  MCIDEVICEID wDeviceID, 
  MCI_SETTIMECODE, 
  DWORD dwFlags, 
  (DWORD) (LPMCI_GENERIC_PARMS) lpSetTimeCode
);

Parameters

wDeviceID

Device identifier of the MCI device that is to receive the command message.

dwFlags

MCI_NOTIFY, MCI_WAIT, or MCI_TEST. For information about these flags, see The Wait, Notify, and Test Flags.

lpSetTimeCode

Pointer to an MCI_GENERIC_PARMS structure. (Devices with extended command sets might replace this structure with a device-specific structure.)

Return Values

Returns zero if successful or an error otherwise.

Remarks

The following additional flag applies to VCR devices:

MCI_VCR_SETTIMECODE_RECORD

Sets the timecode track recording to on or off. This flag is used in combination with one of the following additional flags:

MCI_SET_ON

Timecode recording on.

MCI_SET_OFF

Timecode recording off.

Requirements

  Windows NT/2000/XP: Included in Windows NT 3.1 and later.
  Windows 95/98/Me: Included in Windows 95 and later.
  Header: Declared in Mmsystem.h; include Windows.h.

See Also

MCI, MCI Commands, MCI_GENERIC_PARMS

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