SAMPLE: TYPEBLD: How to Use ICreateTypeLib & ICreateTypeInfo

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SUMMARY

The TYPEBLD sample demonstrates how to create an OLE Automation type library using the ICreateTypeLib and ICreateTypeInfo interfaces.

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Typebld.exe
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See the README.TXT file included in the sample for instructions on how to compile and run this sample.

The type library that is created is called HELLO.TLB and corresponds to one that would have been built by MKTYPLIB.EXE if it had compiled the following .ODL file.

Sample .ODL File

   [
     uuid(2F6CA420-C641-101A-B826-00DD01103DE1),            // LIBID_Hello
     helpstring("Hello 1.0 Type Library"),
     lcid(0x0409),
     version(1.0)
   ]
   library Hello
   {
   #ifdef WIN32
       importlib("stdole32.tlb");
   #else
       importlib("stdole.tlb");
   #endif
   
       [
         uuid(2F6CA422-C641-101A-B826-00DD01103DE1),        // IID_IHello
         helpstring("Hello Interface")
       ]
       interface IHello : IUnknown
       {
           [propput] void HelloMessage([in] BSTR Message);
           [propget] BSTR HelloMessage(void);
           void SayHello(void);
       }
       [
         uuid(2F6CA423-C641-101A-B826-00DD01103DE1),        // IID_DHello
         helpstring("Hello Dispinterface")
       ]
       dispinterface DHello
       {
         interface IHello;
       }
   
       [
          uuid(2F6CA421-C641-101A-B826-00DD01103DE1),       // CLSID_Hello
          helpstring("Hello Class")
       ]
       coclass Hello
       {
           dispinterface DHello;
           interface IHello;
       }
   }
				

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Article ID: 131105 - Last Review: March 3, 2005 - Revision: 3.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft OLE 2.03
  • Microsoft OLE 4.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    • Microsoft Windows 95
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