ICatInformation interface

Obtains information about the categories implemented or required by a certain class, as well as information about the categories registered on the specified computer.


The ICatInformation interface has these methods.

Method Description
ICatInformation::EnumCategories Retrieves an enumerator for the component categories registered on the system.
ICatInformation::EnumClassesOfCategories Retrieves an enumerator for the classes that implement one or more specified category identifiers.
ICatInformation::EnumImplCategoriesOfClass Retrieves an enumerator for the CATIDs implemented by the specified class.
ICatInformation::EnumReqCategoriesOfClass Retrieves an enumerator for the CATIDs required by the specified class.
ICatInformation::GetCategoryDesc Retrieves the localized description string for a specific category ID.
ICatInformation::IsClassOfCategories Determines whether a class implements one or more categories.


Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header comcat.h

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