This method retrieves the current window rectangle (not the client rectangle) in device coordinates.

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


  • pLeft
    [out] Specifies the x-axis origin of the window.
  • pTop
    [out] Specifies the y-axis origin 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.


This method has the same effect as individually calling the IVideoWindow::get_Left, IVideoWindow::get_Top, IVideoWindow::get_Width, and IVideoWindow::get_Height methods.


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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