Microsoft DirectX 9.0


This topic applies to Windows XP only.

The get_PositionMode method indicates how position values are interpreted by this interface.


HRESULT get_PositionMode(
  PositionModeList*  lPositionMode



[out]  Pointer to a variable that receives one of the following values.

Value Description
FrameMode Position values are specified as frame numbers.
TenthsSecondsMode Position values are specified as hundredths of seconds.

Return Values

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include the following.

Value Description
E_FAIL Failure.
E_POINTER NULL pointer argument.
ERROR_INVALID_STATE The graph is not built. Call the Build or View method on the Video Control.
S_OK The method succeeded.

Note   The value ERROR_INVALID_STATE is converted to an HRESULT with the HRESULT_FROM_WIN32 macro.


The value returned by this method determines how the parameters are interpreted for the following methods:

Call the IMSVidCtl::Build or IMSVidCtl::View method before calling this method.

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