WM_CAP_FILE_SET_CAPTURE_FILE message

The WM_CAP_FILE_SET_CAPTURE_FILE message names the file used for video capture. You can send this message explicitly or by using the capFileSetCaptureFile macro.

WM_CAP_FILE_SET_CAPTURE_FILE 
wParam = (WPARAM) 0; 
lParam = (LPARAM) (LPVOID) (LPSTR) (szName); 

Parameters

szName

Pointer to the null-terminated string that contains the name of the capture file to use.

Return Value

Returns TRUE if successful or FALSE if the filename is invalid, or if streaming or single-frame capture is in progress.

Remarks

This message stores the filename in an internal structure. It does not create, allocate, or open the specified file. The default capture filename is C:\CAPTURE.AVI.

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Header
Vfw.h

See also

Video Capture

Video Capture Messages