Called by the framework to retrieve the current state of the specified object.

virtual HRESULT get_accState( 
   VARIANT varChild, 
   VARIANT *pvarState 


  • varChild
    Specifies whether the state information to be retrieved is that of the object or one of the object's child elements. This parameter can be either CHILDID_SELF (to obtain information about the object) or a child ID (to obtain information about the object's child element).

  • pvarState
    Receives information about the object's state. See pvarState in IAccessible::get_accState in the Windows SDK.

Return Value

Returns S_OK on success, a COM error code on failure. See Return Values in IAccessible::get_accState in the Windows SDK.


This function is part of MFC's Active Accessibility support.

Override this function in your CWnd-derived class if you have nonwindowed user interface elements (other than windowless ActiveX controls, which MFC handles).

For more information, see IAccessible::get_accState in the Windows SDK.


Header: afxwin.h

See Also


CWnd Class

Hierarchy Chart