Microsoft DirectX 9.0

MSVidWebDVD.SubpictureOn Property

This topic applies to Windows XP Service Pack 1 only.

The SubpictureOn property sets and retrieves current subpicture state (either on or off).


VidWebDVD.SubpictureOn As Boolean


This property takes no parameters.

Return Values

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the subpicture is displayed.

Error Codes

If the property fails, Err.Number may be set to one of the following values.

Value Description
E_UNEXPECTED Unspecified error; possibly the graph has not been built.
VFW_E_DVD_INVALIDDOMAIN You attempted to take the value in a domain that does not support this property.


This property does not affect display of closed captions. Closed captions are embedded within the video stream. DVD subpictures are transported on a separate stream.

This property is read/write with a default value of False.

If the subpicture stream has been changed with CurrentSubpictureStream, this value will automatically toggle to True.


' Setting the property.
VidWebDVD.SubpictureOn = True
' Returning the property.
bSubOn = VidWebDVD.SubpictureOn

Valid Domains

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
Sub-picture_stream_Change DVD_DOMAIN_VideoManagerMenu

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