IIDFromString function

Converts a string generated by the StringFromIID function back into the original interface identifier (IID).

Syntax

HRESULT IIDFromString(
  LPCOLESTR lpsz,
  LPIID     lpiid
);

Parameters

lpsz

A pointer to the string representation of the IID.

lpiid

A pointer to the requested IID on return.

Return Value

This function can return the standard return values E_INVALIDARG, E_OUTOFMEMORY, and S_OK.

Remarks

The function converts the interface identifier in a way that guarantees different interface identifiers will always be converted to different strings.

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

StringFromIID