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Stored procedures
MCIPositionFormat (Function)
In french: MCIFormatPosition
Fixes the format used to define the position in a multimedia file (opened by MCIOpen).
Example
MCIOpen("Film.avi", "MonFilm")
...
MCIPositionFormat("MonFilm", MciFormatTMSF)
...
MCIClose("MonFilm")
Syntax
<Result> = MCIPositionFormat(<Multimedia file or alias> , <Format> [, <Parameters> [, <Name of message window>]])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the change of format was performed,
  • False otherwise. To find out the error number, use MCIErr.
    To find out the wording of the error, use function MCIMsgErr or function ErrorInfo with the constant errMessage.
    The status report of command is returned by MCIRetrieve.
<Multimedia file or alias>: Character string
Name of multimedia file to use (AVI, MP3, ...) or alias defined when opening the file (MCIOpen).
<Format>: Character String constant
Format of the position:
MciFormatHMSNumber of hours, minutes and seconds expressed as "hh:mm:ss".
MciFormatFrameNumber of Images
MciFormatMSMilliseconds
MciFormatMSFFormat: Minute, Second, Frame (":mm:ss:ff")
MciFormatByteNumber of Bytes
MciFormatTrackNumber of Tracks
MciFormatTMSFFormat: Track, Minute, Second, Frame ("tt:mm:ss:ff")
<Parameters>: Optional character string (with quotes)
Additional parameters if necessary.
The MciWait constant can be added to this string. This constant is used to indicate that the program must wait for the end of the MCI command to run the rest of application.
<Name of message window>: Optional character string (with or without quotes)
Name of window used to intercept and manage the different messages sent by MMSYSTEM.DLL. These messages are of type MM_xxxxxx and can be retrieved using function Event. You can for example get messages regarding the management of the CD ROM or Joystick.
Component: wd260std.dll
See also
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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