PositionChange Event of the AxWindowsMediaPlayer Object

The PositionChange event occurs when the current playback position within the media item has been changed.

private void player_PositionChange(
  object sender,
  _WMPOCXEvents_PositionChangeEvent e

[Visual Basic]
Private Sub player_PositionChange(  
  sender As Object,
  e As _WMPOCXEvents_PositionChangeEvent
) Handles player.PositionChange

Event Data

The handler associated with this event is of type AxWMPLib._WMPOCXEvents_PositionChangeEventHandler. This handler receives an argument of type AxWMPLib._WMPOCXEvents_PositionChangeEvent, which contains the following properties related to this event.

Property Description
oldPosition System.DoubleSpecifies the old position.
newPosition System.DoubleSpecifies the new position.


This event is not raised routinely during playback. It only occurs when something actively changes the current position of the playing media item, such as when the user moves the seek handle or when code is executed that specifies a value for IWMPControls.currentPosition.


Windows Media Player 9 Series or later
AxInterop.WMPLib.dll (AxInterop.WMPLib.dll.dll)

See also

AxWindowsMediaPlayer Object (VB and C#)

IWMPControls.currentPosition (VB and C#)