Microsoft DirectX 9.0


The PlayChaptersAutoStop method plays the number of chapters specified, starting at the specified chapter within the specified title.


HRESULT PlayChaptersAutoStop(
  ULONG ulTitle,
  ULONG ulChapter,
  ULONG ulChaptersToPlay,
  DWORD dwFlags,
  IDvdCmd **ppCmd



[in] Value that specifies the title in which the chapter is located; this value must be from 1 through 99.


[in] Value that specifies the chapter in the specified title where the DVD Navigator will start playback; this value must be from 1 through 999.


[in] Number of chapters to play from the start chapter.


[in] Bit flag that contains one or more DVD_CMD_FLAGS enumeration specifying command synchronization options.


[out] Address of a pointer to an IDvdCmd interface object that can be used to synchronize DVD commands.

Return Values

Returns one of the following values.

Return code Description
S_OK Success.
E_UNEXPECTED The DVD Navigator is not initialized or the title is not a One Sequential PGC Title.
E_INVALIDARG The ulTitle value does not exist or is greater than the number of titles, or ulChapter does not exist or is greater than the number of chapters, or ulChapter plus ulChaptersToPlay is greater than the number of chapters.
VFW_E_DVD_GRAPHNOTREADY The graph is not in a running state.


This method works only on One_Sequential_PGC_Titles. When the specified number of chapters have been played, the DVD Navigator sends the application an EC_DVD_CHAPTER_AUTOSTOP event notification.

The following table shows the Annex J command name to which this method name corresponds, and the domains in which this method is valid.

Annex J Command Name Valid Domains
None. All.

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