IDvdControl2::PlayPrevChapter method (strmif.h)

The PlayPrevChapter method starts playback from the beginning of the previous chapter in the current title.


HRESULT PlayPrevChapter(
  [in]  DWORD   dwFlags,
  [out] IDvdCmd **ppCmd


[in] dwFlags

Bitwise OR of one or more flags from the DVD_CMD_FLAGS enumeration, specifying how to synchronize the command.

[out] ppCmd

Receives a pointer to an IDvdCmd object that can be used to synchronize DVD commands. The caller must release the interface. This parameter can be NULL. For more information, see Synchronizing DVD Commands.

Return value

Returns one of the following values.

Return code Description
UOP control prohibits the operation.


The following table shows the Annex J command name to which this method name corresponds, and the domains in which this method is valid.

This method is demonstrated in the DVDSample application in CDvdCore::PrevChapter.

Annex J Command Name Valid Domains
  • DVD_DOMAIN_VideoManagerMenu
  • DVD_DOMAIN_VideoTitleSetMenu
  • DVD_DOMAIN_Title


Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header strmif.h (include Dshow.h)
Library Strmiids.lib

See also

DVD Applications

Error and Success Codes

IDvdControl2 Interface

Synchronizing DVD Commands