CLSIDFromString function

Converts a string generated by the StringFromCLSID function back into the original CLSID.

Syntax

HRESULT CLSIDFromString(
  LPCOLESTR lpsz,
  LPCLSID   pclsid
);

Parameters

lpsz

The string representation of the CLSID.

pclsid

A pointer to the CLSID.

Return value

This function can return the standard return value E_INVALIDARG, as well as the following values.

Return code Description
NOERROR
The CLSID was obtained successfully.
CO_E_CLASSSTRING
The class string was improperly formatted.
REGDB_E_CLASSNOTREG
The CLSID corresponding to the class string was not found in the registry.
REGDB_E_READREGDB
The registry could not be opened for reading.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header combaseapi.h (include Objbase.h)
Library Ole32.lib
DLL Ole32.dll

See also

CLSIDFromProgID

StringFromCLSID