IActivationFactory::ActivateInstance method (activation.h)

Creates a new instance of the Windows Runtime class that is associated with the current activation factory.

Syntax

HRESULT ActivateInstance(
  IInspectable **instance
);

Parameters

instance

Type: IInspectable**

A pointer to a new instance of the class that is associated with the current activation factory.

Return value

Type: HRESULT

This function can return the following values.

Return code Description
S_OK
The new class instance was created successfully.
E_INVALIDARG
instance is NULL.
E_NOINTERFACE
The IInspectable interface is not implemented by the class that is associated with the current activation factory.
E_OUTOFMEMORY
Failed to create an instance of the class.

Remarks

Use the ActivateInstance function to activate a Windows Runtime class. The ActivateInstance function connects to the activation factory that is associated with the specified activatable class identifier, creates an instance by calling the zero-argument constructor on the class, and releases the activation factory.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 8 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header activation.h

See also

IActivationFactory

RoActivateInstance