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IVideoStartRecordingVideoFile Method
Starts recording a new video file.

Namespace: ASCOM.DeviceInterface
Assembly: ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces (in ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces.dll) Version: 6.0.0.0 (6.2.0.2774)
Syntax
string StartRecordingVideoFile(
	string PreferredFileName
)

Parameters

PreferredFileName
Type: SystemString
The file name requested by the client. Some systems may not allow the file name to be controlled directly and they should ignore this parameter.

Return Value

Type: String
The actual file name of the file that is being recorded.
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
MethodNotImplementedExceptionMust throw exception if not implemented.
NotConnectedExceptionMust throw exception if not connected.
InvalidOperationExceptionMust throw exception if the current camera state doesn't allow to begin recording a file.
DriverExceptionMust throw exception if there is any other problem as result of which the recording cannot begin.
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