ILMMetaInfo Interface

🗑 Deprecated

See Changes from Version 19 to Version 20 for a complete list and description.

This is the interface for the LEAD Meta Info Object.

Data Types

LMMetaInfo_Search

typedef [v1_enum] enum LMMetaInfo_Search 
{ 
   LMMetaInfo_Search_Text = 0x00000001, 
   LMMetaInfo_Search_MatchDuration = 0x00000002, 
   LMMetaInfo_Search_MatchYear = 0x00000004, 
   LMMetaInfo_Search_MatchType = 0x00000008, 
   LMMetaInfo_Search_UseParentPath = 0x00000010, 
   LMMetaInfo_Search_BestMatchOnly = 0x00000020, 
} LMMetaInfo_Search; 

Describes possible search options.

Enumeration Description
LMMetaInfo_Search_Text Specifies that the input search is text and not a filename
LMMetaInfo_Search_MatchDuration Strongly matches for duration
LMMetaInfo_Search_MatchYear Strongly matches for year of production
LMMetaInfo_Search_MatchType Strongly matches for type (genre)
LMMetaInfo_Search_UseParentPath Parses parent path as well
LMMetaInfo_Search_BestMatchOnly Include only those results with higher accuracy

Properties

Type Name Description
ILMMetaInfoTitles Titles Read Only. Gets the resulting titles returned by a prior call to the Search method

Methods

HRESULT Search( BSTR path, long flags);

Description

Searches the Microsoft DVD Title Info database for DVD meta information.

Parameters

path

String that contains the search path, examples are:

"METADATA/MDR-DVD/dvdTitle" 
"METADATA/MDR-DVD/director" 
"METADATA/MDR-DVD/leadPerformer" 
"METADATA/MDR-DVD/genre" 
"METADATA/MDR-DVD/studio" 
"METADATA/MDR-DVD/releaseDate" 
"METADATA/MDR-DVD/dataProvider" 

flags

A combination of option flags, see LMMetaInfo_Search for more information.

Comments

The search can be performed on a File or Text string, using the Flags enumeration values to indicate File or Text mode, as well as other matching options for Duration, Year, Type (DVD, Bluray, etc), parent path (for 8.3 filenames with a descriptive parent folder name) and Best Match Only (to return only the best match).

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