This method sets the format to be used by the video.

HRESULT SetVideoFormat(
  DWORD dwChosenEntry


  • dwChosenEntry
    [in] Specifies the index (zero-based) of the video pixel format to use.

Return Values

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

Value Description
E_FAIL Failure.
E_INVALIDARG Invalid argument.
NOERROR The new video format was set.


Retrieve the video formats by using IVPBaseConfig::GetVideoFormats.


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

IVPBaseConfig Interface

Last updated on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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