IC Imaging Control ActiveX

VCDPropertyItem

VCDPropertyItem

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

Usage

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.

Sample

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)

Information

Introduced in IC Imaging Control 2.0

Properties

Property Description
Elements

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

ItemID

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

Name

Returns the display name of the property item.

Methods

Method Description
Update

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

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