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This method retrieves the current time format, which determines the format of units used during seeking.


HRESULT GetTimeFormat(



[out] Time format currently supported by this interface.

Return Value

Returns an HRESULTvalue that depends on the implementation of the interface.

The default DirectShow implementation returns S_OK for success, or E_NOTIMPL if the method is not implemented.


See the IsFormatSupportedmethod for a list of time formats. Only one time format can be set on the filter graph at any one time.


Windows Embedded CE Windows CE 2.12 and later
Windows Mobile Pocket PC for Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later, Smartphone for Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later
Note Microsoft DirectShow applications and DirectShow filters have different include file and Library requirements
For more information, see Setting Up the Build Environment,
Version 2.12 requires DXPAK 1.0 or later

See Also