|Microsoft DirectX 9.0|
The GetPrepareTime method retrieves the interval between the time when messages are sent by tracks and the time when the sound is heard. This interval allows sufficient time for the message to be processed by tools.
HRESULT GetPrepareTime( DWORD* pdwMilliSeconds );
Address of a variable that receives the amount of prepare time.
If the method succeeds, the return value is S_OK.
If it fails, the method can return E_POINTER.
The default value is 1000 milliseconds.
Header: Declared in dmusici.h.