Attributes object

[CAPICOM is a 32-bit only component that is available for use in the following operating systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP. Instead, use the CryptographicAttributeObjectCollection Class in the System.Security.Cryptography namespace.]

The Attributes object represents a collection of Attribute objects. Each Attribute object represents a single attribute of a message.

When to use

The Attributes object is used to perform the following tasks:

  • Add or remove a specific Attribute object from the collection.
  • Clear the collection.
  • Retrieve the number of attributes in the collection.
  • Retrieve a specific Attribute object from the collection.
  • Iterate through the collection.

Members

The Attributes object has these types of members:

Methods

The Attributes object has these methods.

Method Description
Add Adds an Attribute object to the collection.
Clear Clears all Attribute objects from the collection.
Remove Removes an Attribute object from the collection.

 

Properties

The Attributes object has these properties.

Property Access type Description
_NewEnum
Read-only
Retrieves an IEnumVARIANT interface on an object that can be used to enumerate the collection. This property is hidden within Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript).
Count
Read-only
Retrieves the number of Attribute objects in the collection.
Item
Read-only
Retrieves the Attribute object that represents the indexed attribute. This is the default property.

 

Remarks

The Attributes object cannot be created.

Requirements

End of client support
Windows Vista
End of server support
Windows Server 2008
Redistributable
CAPICOM 2.0 or later on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP
DLL
Capicom.dll

See also

Cryptography Objects