Provides functionality for the use of asynchronous monikers in ActiveX controls (formerly OLE controls).
Derived from CMonikerFile, which in turn is derived from COleStreamFile, CAsyncMonikerFile uses the IMoniker interface to access any data stream asynchronously, including loading files asynchronously from a URL. The files can be datapath properties of ActiveX controls.
Asynchronous monikers are used primarily in Internet-enabled applications and ActiveX controls to provide a responsive user-interface during file transfers. A prime example of this is the use of CDataPathProperty to provide asynchronous properties for ActiveX controls. The CDataPathProperty object will repeatedly get a callback to indicate availability of new data during a lengthy property exchange process.
For more information about how to use asynchronous monikers and ActiveX controls in Internet applications, see the following articles: