timeGetDevCaps function

The timeGetDevCaps function queries the timer device to determine its resolution.

Syntax

MMRESULT timeGetDevCaps(
  LPTIMECAPS ptc,
  UINT       cbtc
);

Parameters

ptc

A pointer to a TIMECAPS structure. This structure is filled with information about the resolution of the timer device.

cbtc

The size, in bytes, of the TIMECAPS structure.

Return Value

Returns MMSYSERR_NOERROR if successful or an error code otherwise. Possible error codes include the following.

Return code Description
MMSYSERR_ERROR
General error code.
TIMERR_NOCANDO
The ptc parameter is NULL, or the cbtc parameter is invalid, or some other error occurred.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header timeapi.h (include Windows.h)
Library Winmm.lib
DLL Winmm.dll

See Also

Multimedia Timer Functions

Multimedia Timers

Timer Resolution