This method returns the normal restored window dimensions.

HRESULT GetRestorePosition(
  long* pLeft,
  long* pTop,
  long* pWidth,
  long* pHeight 


  • pLeft
    [out] Left x-axis coordinate of the window.
  • pTop
    [out] Top y-axis coordinate of the window.
  • pWidth
    [out] Width of the window in pixels.
  • pHeight
    [out] Height of the window in pixels.

Return Values

Returns an HRESULT value.


When the window is maximized or minimized, the window position methods return the actual window size. This method returns the dimensions that the window would be when restored. It is useful for applications that want to save a window state while the window is maximized or minimized.


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

IVideoWindow Interface

Last updated on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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