Microsoft DirectX 9.0


This topic applies to Windows XP only.

The OverScan property sets or retrieves the amount of clipping to perform on all sides of the video frame, in order to cut off random video noise.


objMSVidVideoRenderer.OverScan As Long


This property takes no parameters.

Error Codes

If the property fails, an error is raised and Err.Number is set to a value other than zero.

Return Values

Returns the amount to clip, in hundredths of a percent. For example, 175 indicates 1.75%.


If the MSVidVideoRenderer.SourceSize property is sslClipByOverScan, the VMR clips the video image by the specified amount. Otherwise, this property has no effect.

This property is read/write.

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