Microsoft DirectX 9.0


The SetRecompFormatFromSource method sets the video recompression format using the compression format from a source file.


HRESULT SetRecompFormatFromSource( 
    IAMTimelineSrc *pSource 



Pointer to the IAMTimelineSrc interface of the source object.

Return Value

Returns an HRESULT values. Possible values include the following.

Return code Description
S_OK Success.
E_NO_TIMELINE The group is not within a timeline.
E_OUTOFMEMORY Insufficient memory.
E_POINTER NULL pointer argument.
VFW_E_INVALIDMEDIATYPE Invalid media type. The group is not a video group, or the source file has no video stream.


This method finds the source file associated with pSource, retrieves the media type of the first video stream in the file, and sets the group compression format using that type. For more information about compression formats, see IAMTimelineGroup::SetSmartRecompressFormat.


Header: Include Qedit.h. This header file is not compatible with Microsoft® Direct3D® headers later than version 7.

Library: Use strmiids.lib.

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