GetCodec
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Description

Return the name of the codec (video compressor) selected for the AVI capture.


Syntax


[VB]
Value=objActiveDcam.GetCodec


[C/C++]
HRESULT GetCodec(bstr *pName);


Data Types
[VB]

Return value: String


Parameters
[C/C++]

pName [in]  
String containing the name of the currently selected codec [out, retval]  


Return Values


S_OK  
Success  
E_FAIL  
Failure to set the codec  
 

Example


The following VB example prints the name of the currently selected codec:

MsgBox ActiveDcam1.GetCodec


Remarks

If no compression codec is selected for the AVI capture, SetCodec will return "Full Frames (Uncompressed)".