This method connects the two pins directly (without intervening filters).

HRESULT ConnectDirect(
  IPin* ppinOut,
  IPin* ppinIn,
  const AM_MEDIA_TYPE* pmt


  • ppinOut
    [in] output pin.
  • ppinIn
    [in] input pin.
  • pmt
    [in] Media type to use for the connection (optional; that is, can be NULL).

Return Values

Returns an HRESULT value that depends on the implementation. HRESULT can be one of the following standard constants, or other values not listed.

Value Description
E_FAIL Failure.
E_POINTER Null pointer argument.
E_INVALIDARG Invalid argument.
E_NOTIMPL Method is not supported.
S_OK or NOERROR Success.


DirectShow applications and DirectShow filters have different include file and link library requirements. See Setting Up the Build Environment for more information.

OS Versions: Windows CE 2.12 and later. Version 2.12 requires DXPAK 1.0 or later.

See Also

IFilterGraph Interface

Last updated on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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