Microsoft DirectX 9.0


Note   The IDvdInfo interface is deprecated. Use IDvdInfo2 instead.

Retrieves the current playback location.


HRESULT GetCurrentLocation(



[out] Pointer to the retrieved playback location information in a DVD_PLAYBACK_LOCATION structure.

Return Value

Returns an HRESULT value.

Return code Description
E_UNEXPECTED DVD is not initialized or domain is not DVD_DOMAIN_Title.
S_OK Success.
VFW_E_DVD_INVALIDDOMAIN Requested action is not supported on this domain (DVD_DOMAIN).
VFW_E_DVD_OPERATION_INHIBITED Requested action cannot occur at this point in the movie due to the authoring of the current DVD-Video disc.


This method retrieves information sufficient to restart playback of a video from the current playback location in titles that don't explicitly disable seeking to the current location.

This method returns an error unless the domain is DVD_DOMAIN_Title. For more information, see DVD_DOMAIN.

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