Attributes by Group

The C++ attributes are organized into the following functional groups.

Attribute Description
COM Attributes Inject code to support numerous areas of COM development and .NET Framework common language runtime development.
IDL Attributes Enable the modification of the .idl file from a source code file without the use of a wizard and without knowledge of the structure and syntax of that file.
OLE DB Consumer Attributes Inject code—based on the OLE DB Consumer Templates—to create a working OLE DB consumer that performs tasks such as opening tables, executing commands, and accessing data.
Compiler Attributes Supplied by the Microsoft C++ compiler.

For information about how to define custom attributes for your .NET Framework application, see User-Defined Attributes.

See also

C++ Attributes for COM and .NET
Attributes by Usage
Attributes Alphabetical Reference