Microsoft DirectX 9.0


This topic applies to Windows XP only.

The put_PositionMode method specifies how position values will be interpreted by this interface.


HRESULT put_PositionMode(
  PositionModeList  lPositionMode



[in]  Specifies 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
ERROR_INVALID_STATE The graph is not built. Call the Build or View method on the Video Control.
E_FAIL Failed. Possibly the source does not support this mode.
E_INVALIDARG Invalid argument.
S_OK The method succeeded.

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


The position mode determines how the parameters are interpreted for the following methods:

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

Example Code

hr = m_pPlayback->put_PositionMode(TenthsSecondsMode);

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