IPortableDevice::Capabilities method (portabledeviceapi.h)

The Capabilities method retrieves an interface used to query the capabilities of a portable device.


HRESULT Capabilities(
  [out] IPortableDeviceCapabilities **ppCapabilities


[out] ppCapabilities

Address of a variable that receives a pointer to an IPortableDeviceCapabilities interface that can describe the device's capabilities. The caller must release this interface when it is done with it.

Return value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return code Description
The method succeeded.
The ppCapabilities argument was a NULL pointer.


Target Platform Windows
Header portabledeviceapi.h
Library PortableDeviceGUIDs.lib

See also

IPortableDevice Interface

Retrieving the Functional Categories Supported by a Device

Retrieving the Rendering Capabilities Supported by a Device