IC Imaging Control ActiveX



A VCDPropertyItem object provides the functionality to access a video capture device property.


A VCDPropertyItem is retrieved from a VCDPropertyItems collection. It provides the properties's elements ( VCDPropertyElement ) like "range", "auto" etc. It also provides the property's name and identifier string.

A property item can contain one or more VCDPropertyElements. It may contains a VCDPropertyElement that provides the propertie's value and a second VCDPropertyElement that provides the automation switch.


The method VCDPropertyItems.FindItem is used to retrieve a VCDPropertyItem. The property to be retrieved is specified by an item identifier string. To retrieve the brightness property, the string VCDID_Brightness is used. The item identifier strings are defined in the module VCDPropertyID.bas.

' Get the Brightness property item
Dim Brightness As VCDPropertyItem
Set Brightness = ICImagingControl1.VCDPropertyItems.FindItem(VCDID_Brightness)


Introduced in IC Imaging Control 2.0


Property Description

The Elements property is a VCDPropertyElements collection contained in the current VCDPropertyItem.


Returns a string that contains the GUID of the property item.


Returns the display name of the property item.


Method Description

Updates the internal cache of the item to match the video capture device's current state.

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